Associate Professor Anton Kriz

College of Business& Economics
T: 0439896450

Areas of expertise

  • Business And Management 1503
  • Entrepreneurship 150304
  • Innovation And Technology Management 150307

Research interests

Specialises in innovation management (innovation champion level) with particular emphasis on changing outcomes for enterprise, clusters and regions. Techniques used include action research and/or learning to alter these complex adaptive systems. Anton has been instrumental in intervening in such systems to improve outcomes. Also has extensive expertise in international marketing/business with a unique understanding of markets like China and increasingly Germany.


Anton has a wealth of experience across industry, academia and policy. He is an acknowledged exception in Australia with his ability to go beyond university and be a leader in practice and assisting in policy. His rich history including as CEO and management consultant provides a unique set of qualities that enable him to rapidly cut through and communicate across multiple levels highly effectively. He is now sought after nationally and globally because of his specialist methods and innovation management tools. His success around the 2020 China Strategy for Tourism Australia and current work in building regional innovation management capabilities in Northern Tasmania offer a couple of highlights. Anton avoids the quick fix and focuses on building systemic capabilities for sustained transformation. Most of all he loves growing the potential in others. Anton has one aim in everything he does and that is to have fun...

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