Geoffrey Parker

Geoffrey Parker

Speaker 2018

Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth College &
Research Fellow at MIT’s Initiative for the Digital Economy

Geoffrey Parker ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am MIT, wo er Forschungsstudien zum Thema Plattformindustrie leitet und den jährlichen MIT Platform Strategy Summit moderiert. Er ist Co-Autor des internationalen Bestsellers „Platform Revolution“ und hat bedeutende Beiträge auf dem Gebiet der Netzwerkökonomie und -strategie geleistet.
Geoffrey Parker is a professor of engineering at Dartmouth College where he also serves as Director of the Master of Engineering Management Program. In addition, he is a research fellow at MIT’s Initiative for the Digital Economy where he leads platform industry research studies and co-chairs the annual MIT Platform Strategy Summit. He received a B.S.E. from Princeton and M.S. and Ph.D. from MIT. Parker has made significant contributions to the field of network economics and strategy as co-developer of the theory of “two-sided” markets. He is co-author of the book “Platform Revolution.” His current research includes studies of platform business strategy, data governance, and technical/economic systems to integrate distributed energy resources. Parker’s research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the states of Louisiana and New York, and numerous corporations.  He serves or has served as associate editor at multiple journals and as a National Science Foundation panelist. Parker is a frequent keynote speaker and advises senior leaders on their organizations’ platform strategies. Before attending MIT, he held positions in engineering and finance at GE. Additional information can be found at ggparker.net and @g2parker.