Thomas Rønde holds a professorship in innovation and entrepreneurship. He received a PhD from University Pompeu Fabra in 1999 and has previously held positions at University of Copenhagen and University of Mannheim.  His primary research interests are innovation, organizational economics, and competition policy. Thomas Rønde has published in leading field journals across various fields like Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Management Science, and Review of Financial Studies. He served as Chief Economist in the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority from 2013-2017.