Erik Brynjolfsson
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Erik Brynjolfsson is Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School, and Research Associate at NBER. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets. Brynjolfsson is author or co-author of several books including, with co-author Andrew McAfee, Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing our Digital Future (2017) and NYTimes best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (2014), as well as over 100 academic articles and five patents. In July 2020, he will join the faculty of Stanford University with appointments in the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.