BASc (Waterloo) MA (Toronto) PhD (MIT)
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
- Subject area:
- Strategy and Entrepreneurship
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Platform competition, distributed innovation, open innovation, competing on technology standards, organizing innovation ecosystems
Racing and Searching in Innovation Contests: An Empirical Analysis (with N. Lacetera, CWRU and K. Lakhani, Harvard Business School), Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 09-041; Opening the Platform vs. Opening the Complementary Good? The Effect on Product Innovation in Handheld Computing’ (Working paper); Organizing Digital Innovation Ecosystems: Econometric Analysis (Working paper); How to Manage Outside Innovation: Building Communities or Markets of External Innovators? (with K. Lakhani, Harvard Business School), Sloan Management Review (Summer 2009); Platform Rules: Regulating the Ecosystem around a Multi-Sided Platform (with A. Hagiu, Harvard Business School) (in Gawer, A. (ed), 2009).
I research questions at the intersection of innovation, competition and organization. My research is mostly empirical, involving large-sample, quantitative analysis. I have a particular interest in understanding how large groups or “ecosystems” of innovating firms and individuals should be deliberately organized and governed.
Assistant Professor, HEC-Paris