Hakvåg has 19 years of experience within innovation, IP, IPR, standards and entrepreneurship. He’s been a lecturer and researcher at the NTNU Center for Entrepreneurship and a National expert at CEN TC 389 Innovation Management (EN TS 16555-series).
At present Hakvåg is the CEO of House of Knowledge AS, and National expert and Convener for Terminology and Vocabulary, at ISO TC 279 Innovation Management and involved in the development of the OECD Oslo Manual 4ed:2018. He’s part of the European Commissions - “Joint Initiative for Standardisation - Action 3” has been a consultative body for the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, and commerce on IPR and Standards. Hakvåg originally holds a degree as MSc. in Biophysics, and Medical technology from NTNU.