Erik Brynjolfsson

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

AB and SM, Harvard; PhD, MIT. Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Schussel Family Professor, MIT Sloan School. Research Assoc., National Bureau of Economic Research. Research examines effects of IT 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. Director or adviser for technology-intensive firms. Lectures worldwide on technology and strategy. Recent books include: Wired for Innovation: How IT is Reshaping the Economy; Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy; The Second Machine Age. Named “e-business visionary” BusinessWeek. Recipient, awards for research.