Researcher Profiles
Erik Brynjolfsson
Director, MIT Center for Digital Business and Schussel Family Professor, MIT Sloan School

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, the Schussel Family Professor at the MIT Sloan School, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and sits on the Board of Directors at CSC.

His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment.  His recent work studies data-driven decision-making, the pricing implications of Internet commerce and the role intangible assets.  Professor Brynjolfsson has received numerous awards for his research and lectures worldwide on technology and strategy and BusinessWeek has profiled him as an “ebusiness visionary”.

His recent books include Wired for Innovation:  How IT is Reshaping the Economy and Race Against the Machine:  How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy. He received his AB and SM degrees from Harvard and his PhD from MIT.  His papers can be found at http://digital.mit.edu/erik

Erik joined the LEF Advisory Board with effect from 1 April 2011.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

A Business Weapon of Extraordinary Power - Why Boards Need to Get Strategic With Disruptive IT

01 NOV 2014 / SIMON WARDLEY, MARK ZAWACKI, DAVID MOSCHELLA, ERIK BRYNJOLFSSON, DAN HUSHON

Digital Leadership For An Era of Disruptive Change

10 JUL 2014 / DAVID MOSCHELLA, RICHARD DAVIES, ERIK BRYNJOLFSSON