Akeanong Jangbua, Ph.D., is the Director of FoodInnopolis at the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) in Thailand.
FoodInnopol is a comprehensive innovation platform for the food industry and plays a pivotal role in shaping the ASEAN region’s global food innovation landscape. With over two decades of experience in science and technology innovation management, Akeanong Jangbua specializes in developing innovation ecosystems, including science parks, business incubators, and accelerators, and creating strategic tools to support technological innovation. Her impressive educational background includes a Ph.D. in Management of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy from the University of Manchester and an MBA in Management of Technology from the Asian Institute of Technology. Akeanong’s combination of academic excellence and professional expertise makes her a leader in advancing technology and innovation within the food industry and the broader ASEAN region.