Innovators Shaking-Up the Status Quo
Meet the wannabe innovator against the status quo, MIT's Andrew McAfee discusses on why the next industrial revolution is closer than you think.
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Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at MIT, the Co-Director of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy, and a self-described wannabe innovator.
His research investigates how information technology changes the way companies perform, compete, and organise themselves.
At a broader level, his work also addresses how computerization affects society, competition, the workforce, and the economy.
About Andrew McAfee
Andrew McAfee (@amcafee), a principal research scientist at MIT, studies how digital technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. His 2014 book on these topics, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson) was a New York Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Financial Times / McKinsey business book of the year award.
He writes academic papers, a blog for the Financial Times, and articles for publications including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall St. Journal, and The New York Times. He’s talked about his work on The Charlie Rose Show and 60 Minutes, at TED, Davos, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and in front of many other audiences.
He was educated at Harvard and MIT, where he is the co-founder of the Institute’s Initiative on the Digital Economy.