expert on the economics of disruption
Technology, business and society
The future of work
Erik Brynjolfsson is a prominent academic and best-selling author on the impact of technology on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets.
He is Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School, and Research Associate at NBER.
His books include, with co-author Andrew McAfee, Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing our Digital Future (2017) and NY Times best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (2014).
Erik is also editor of SSRN’s Information System Network and has served on the editorial boards of numerous academic journals.
Erik has built his reputation as one of the world's leading researchers and thinkers on digital innovation and how technology is uprooting traditional business models.
His best-selling books not only articulate the key trends impacting the global economy. They also offer a wealth of guidance on how organisations and individuals need to think if they are to make the most of the opportunities presented by the new machine age - and avoid the pitfalls.