Linda Kester

Linda Kester

Affiliated Researcher
Linda is a Research Affiliate at the KIN Center for Digital Innovation. Her expertise is in strategic portfolio decision making. She has developed scientific models to diagnose which internal mechanisms enable and prevent the organization from executing on their strategic decisions in light of technology developments and digitization. In short, she provides organizations insight on how to act on an uncertain future, while successfully managing today’s business. Linda obtained her PhD from Delft University of Technology and worked as an Assistant Professor before co-founding her own company JigsEye. A company in which she brings scientific research and business impact together. A personal mission that has also brought her to the KIN Center, which she helps to connect their research activities with the needs of organizations. Linda’s work has resulted in several academic publications and in (inter)national awards that praise both the scientific rigor as well the business impact of her work. In daily life she works with executive teams and boards of directors to help them obtain strategic overview and focus in the increasingly complex technology ecosystem.