Jacco van Uden is professor of Change Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. At The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Jacco van Uden wonders how we can how to build and develop innovative types of organizations. He takes a keen interest in the question of how the arts can inform the world of management and organization. As part of his research, Jacco swapped jobs with performance artist Mercedes Azpilicueta – a former resident at the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten – for a full month. See www.thetakeover.org
Jacco has a background in organization studies and received his PhD from the University of Humanistic Studies. Having worked in business consultancy for some years, Jacco joined the STT Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends to work as project manager for future studies, exploring the future of serious gaming and, later, new relations between art, science and technology.