Erik Brynjolfsson | Markle
Erik Brynjolfsson | Markle

Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, Professor of Information Technology, and Director of Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management
Member, Rework America

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, the Schussel Family Professor at the MIT Sloan School, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment. His recent projects study data-driven decision-making, the economic value of free goods on the Internet, and a survey of management practices and performance at American manufacturing plants. His findings have been recognized with 10 Best Paper prizes and five patents.

Brynjolfsson is also a director or advisor for several technology-intensive firms and lectures worldwide on technology and strategy. His 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 A.B. and S.M. degrees from Harvard and his Ph.D. from MIT.