Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson
  • Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

AB and SM, Harvard; PhD, MIT. Director, MIT Center for Digital Business. Schussel Family Professor, MIT Sloan School. Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. Research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment. Recent work studies data-driven decision-making, the pricing implications of Internet commerce and the role of intangible assets. Lectures worldwide on technology and strategy. Director or adviser for several technology-intensive firms. Recent books include: The Second Machine Age (with Andrew McAfee); Wired for Innovation: How IT is Reshaping the Economy (with Adam Saunders); Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy (with Andrew McAfee). Recipient of numerous awards for research.