Professor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
Erik Brynjolfsson is director of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, where he teaches economics of information and the Analytics Lab. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he studies the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets. Brynjolfsson was among the first researchers to measure productivity contributions of IT. He co-authored, with Andrew McAfee, the New York Times best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies and Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future.