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Erik Brynjolfsson

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About Erik Brynjolfsson: Schussel Family Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management:

Erik Brynjolfsson is an award-winning researcher, educator, and author. At MIT, he serves as the Director of the Center for Digital Business, the Schussel Family Professor, and the Chairman of the MIT Sloan Management Review. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy and performance, Internet commerce and intangible assets. He is the co-author of the New York Times best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.

Professor Brynjolfsson's research explores the productivity contributions of IT and the complementary role of organizational capital. He has also quantified the value of online product variety, known as the Long Tail and developed bundling models for information goods. His recent work uses fine-grained nanodata to understand digital information flows and their relationships to information worker productivity.

Professor Brynjolfsson's research has been awarded 10 Best Paper Prizes and five patents. He has been called one of five e-business visionaries by Business Week and was rated of the top two most influential IT researchers in a poll of business executives. He serves on the Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, as well as the Boards of public and private companies.

Erik Brynjolfsson holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from MIT. He has authored or co-edited several books including Wired for Innovation: How IT is Reshaping the Economy and Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution Irreversibly Transforms Employment and the Economy. He released his newest book in January of 2014, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.

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 Topics

What Erik Brynjolfsson Talks About:


  • The Second Machine: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
  • Competing in the Age of Omnichannel Retailing
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Using IT to Drive Innovation
  • Productivity and Employment in The Digital Economy
  • Internet Commerce and Competition; The Long Tail
  • Race Against The Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Employment and the Economy

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 Recent Publications

Insightful and empirical information about the impact of digital technology on business. Entertainingly and convincingly presented. Erik is generous with his time and his expertise, and presents with authority and humor.

Neil Jacobsohn, FutureWorld

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