Kirsimarja Blomqvist is a Professor for Knowledge management at the School of Business and Management at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland. Her research focuses on trust, knowledge, innovation, diversity, digitalization and new forms of organizing. Her research articles have 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 is a founding member for international network for trust scholars (FINT) serves also as Assistant Editor for Journal of Trust Research and an editorial board member for Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Organization Design and Journal of Co-operative Organization and Management.