Aino Kianto is a Professor of Knowledge Management and the Academic Director of the Master Programme in Knowledge Management and Leadership in LUT School of Business and Management. Her research interests include knowledge management, intellectual capital, organizational renewal and creativity. Her research on these topics has been published widely (e.g. in Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Business Research, R&D Management, Human Resource Management Journal, and Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal) and acknowledged with several international awards. She is the Associate Editor of VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, and is a member of the editorial board in five other scholarly journals.