Andrew Park

 Andrew Park
Position
Assistant Professor

Credentials

PhD

Contact
Office: BEC 150

Expertise

  • Information Systems
  • Biotechnology Management
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Software Engineering

Andrew Park is the Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria. He has founded and sold a successful health technology venture based in Seattle, Washington. He then returned to academia, where he is currently investigating how Open Innovation mechanisms impact value creation of firms within the emerging Personalized Medicine innovation ecosystem. His work has been accepted in interdisciplinary journals such as Research-Technology Management, The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy and The Journal of Engineering & Technology Management, spanning the diverse fields of medicine, biotechnology and digital innovation. Andrew is also part of a national network of innovation scholars (4POINT0) evaluating ecosystem models that accelerate the trajectory of Science & Technology innovations to foster strong economic development in Canada.

Journal Publications

Forthcoming

Park, A., Steel, D., & Maine, E. (forthcoming). Evidence-Based Medicine and Mechanistic Evidence: The Case of the Failed Rollout of efavirenz in Zimbabwe. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.

Completed/Published

Park, A., Goudarzi, A., Yaghmaie, P. et al. Rapid response through the entrepreneurial capabilities of academic scientists. Nature Nanotechnology (2022). 

Park, A., Kietzmann, J., Pitt, L., & Dabirian, A. (2022). The evolution of nonfungible tokens: Complexity and novelty of nft use-cases. IT Professional, 24(1), 9-14.

Pitt, C., Park, A., & McCarthy, I. (2021). A bibliographic analysis of 20 years of research on innovation and new product development in technology and innovation management (TIM) journals. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management.

Feng, C. M., Park, A., Montecchi, M., & Plangger, K. (2021). Entrepreneurship in the Sharing Economy: A Bibliographic Perspective. International Review of Entrepreneurship.

Park, A., Treen, E., Pitt, L., & Chan, A. (2021). Brand stories in marketing: a bibliographic perspective. Journal of Strategic Marketing.

Park, A., Jabagi, N., & Kietzmann, J. (2020). The truth about 5G: It’s not (only) about downloading movies faster! Business Horizons.

Park, A., Montecchi, M., Feng, C., Plangger, K. A., & Pitt, L. F. (2020). Understanding Fake News: A Bibliographic Perspective. Defense Strategic Communications.

Jabagi, N., Park, A., & Kietzmann, J. (2020). The 5G Revolution: Expectations Versus Reality. IT Professional, 22(6), 8–15.

Feng, C. M., Park, A., Pitt, L., Kietzmann, J., & Northey, G. (2020). Artificial Intelligence in Marketing: A bibliographic perspective. Australasian Marketing Journal.

Brown, T., Park, A., & Pitt, L. (2020). A 60-Year Bibliographic Review of the Journal of Advertising Research. Journal of Advertising Research.

Shum, V., Park, A., Maine, E., & Pitt, L. F. (2019). A Bibliometric Study of Research­ Technology Management, 1998-2017. Research-Technology Management, 62(1), 34–43.

Hughes, A., Park, A., Kietzmann, J., & Archer-Brown, C. (2019). Beyond Bitcoin: What Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies Mean for Firms. Business Horizons, 62(3), 273–281.

Presentations

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2020, August). To Patent or Not to Patent: Open Innovation Mechanisms within an Emerging Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem. R&D Management Symposium. Simon Fraser University: Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2020, May). To Patent or Not to Patent: Open Innovation Mechanisms within an Emerging Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem. AEM and TIM PhD Programs -Joint Paper Development Workshop. Academy of Management.

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2019, June). Open Innovation Practices of Firms Within an Emerging Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem. R&D Management Conference. Paris: HEC.

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2018). The Emergence of the Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem in British Columbia: Selective Revealing, Strategic Timing and Success. West Coast Research Symposium.

Conference Proceedings

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2019). To Patent or Not to Patent: Open Innovation Mechanisms within an Emerging Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem. In Technology Transfer Society Proceedings.

Park, A., & Maine, E. (2019). The Emergence of the Personalized Medicine Innovation Ecosystem in British Columbia: Strategic Timing and Success. In PICMET Proceedings.

Recognition & Awards

2019 Reviewer of the Year, Business Horizons

Grants

In Progress

  • "Bioinformatics tools to enable federated, real time genomic epidemiology data sharing and analysis in a one health framework." Funded by Genome Canada (September 30, 2018) ($1,164,486). PI William Hsiao, other Andrew Park.