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Lasse Torkkeli

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology
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International Journal of Comparative Management

Member of the Editorial Board

2017 - Present

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • Country institutional profiles: evidence from Colombian software exporters

    • Torkkeli L
    • Fuerst S
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  • Internationalization Handbook of Cleantech SMEs

    • Torkkeli L
    • Saarenketo S
    • Salojärvi H
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Lappeenranta University of Technology

July 2016 - Present

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Lappeenranta University of Technology

January 2014 - June 2016(2 years)

Junior Researcher

Lappeenrannan Teknillinen Yliopisto

February 2010 - December 2013(4 years)


School of Business and Management

Lappeenranta University of Technology

October 2010 - November 2013(3 years)

School of Business

Lappeenranta University of Technology

September 2007 - September 2009(2 years)

Information Technology

Lappeenranta University of Technology

September 1999 - December 2005(6 years)


Lasse Torkkeli is an Associate Professor at the School of Business and Management at LUT University at Lappeenranta, Finland. He is also an Adjunct Professor of International Business in the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku. At LUT University, Dr. Torkkeli is also the Academic Director of the Master's Programme on International Business and Entrepreneurship (MIBE); Project manager of the International Entrepreneurship and International Business research team; Project manager of several externally funded projects (e.g., BICS, Go East); Teacher tutor for the last 7 years in the MIMM master's programme; and supervisor of a total of 9 doctoral theses as of 2018. Torkkeli's research interests are in the international entrepreneurship and international business domains, and include SME internationalization, business networks, organizational capabilities and competencies, and corporate social responsibility. He has previously published in the International Marketing Review, Journal of International Entrepreneurship and in the European Management Journal, among others.


Co-authors (12)

  • Hannes Velt
  • Sascha Fuerst
  • gaurav dawar