Erik Brynjolfsson is the George and Sandi Schussel Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Director of the Center for eBusiness at MIT. His research analyzes how businesses can effectively use the Internet and other information technologies. This work has received six "Best Paper" awards from fellow academics and is frequently cited in the business press.
His Ph.D. is in Managerial Economics from MIT. Before joining MIT, he co-founded and directed a software development and consulting firm and taught two of the first courses on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge-based Systems at Harvard University.