UCL Energy Institute

Dr Ping-Jen Kao

Dr Ping-Jen Kao

Research Fellow

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
30th May 2019

Research summary

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Product/Service Innovation
  • Business Model for Sustainability
  • Smart Urban Mobility


University of Warwick
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2019
University of Lancaster
Other higher degree, Master of Research | 2015


Ping-Jen Kao is a research fellow in business model innovation at University College London (UCL). He received his doctoral degree from the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. His research interests revolve around the themes of business model innovation, product/service innovation, business model for sustainability and smart urban mobility. His work has been published or currently under revision in several journals, such as Journal of RetailingInformation and Management , and The Service Industries Journal. In addition, he has been consulting with several Fortune 500 companies and UK startups.