Kirsimarja Blomqvist is a Professor for Knowledge management at the School of Business and Management at LUT University. Her research interests relate to trust, knowledge management, innovation, networks, digitalization and new forms of organizing. She has published over 180 research articles in academic journals, books and peer-reviewed conferences. Her research has been published e.g. in California Management Review, Scandinavian Journal of Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, Research Policy, R&D Management, Technovation, and Industrial Marketing Management. She has served in Academy of Finland Council for Culture and Social Sciences, and serves currently at the National Committee for Research on Artificial Intelligence and Digitalization. She is in the Editorial boards for Journal of Trust Research, Industrial Marketing Management,and Journal of Organization Design. She is also a founding member and board member of FINT network of currently over 770 trust researchers around the world.