KIN Fellows

The KIN Fellows regularly collaborate with different researchers on a variety of topics related to digital innovation. They contribute to our knowledge & expertise and educational events.
Prof. Michael Barrett

Michael Barrett is Professor of Information Systems & Innovation Studies and Director of Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor of Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics. Michael's research interests (among others) include: service innovation; ecosystem leadership; mobile platforms services for financial inclusion and access to clean energy; digital platforms to scale up Self-Care; Fintech and the future of banking; He is also a Fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge and academic director of the Cambridge Digital Innovation.
Prof. Raghu Garud

Raghu Garud is Alvin H. Clemens Professor of Management & Organization, and the Research Director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Pennsylvania State University. Raghu's research currently explores the emergence of novelty in general, and in particular how new ideas emerge, are valued, and become commercialized. Raghu is currently working on topics associated with Managing in the Age of Disruptions, including sustainability as a disruptive force for the operations of firms.
Prof. Ola Henfridsson

Ola Henfridsson is Professor and the Head of the Information Systems and Management Group at Warwick Business School. His research interests relate to the transformative potential of digital technology as it pervades modern business and entrepreneurship. Ola teaches digital business strategy and digital innovation at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Prof. Jonny Holmström

Jonny Holmström is a professor of Informatics at Umeå University and director and co-founder of Swedish Center for Digital Innovation. He writes, consults and speaks on topics such as IT management, digital innovation, digital strategy, digital entrepreneurship, and strategies for leveraging value from digitalization.
Prof. Paul Leonardi

Paul Leonardi is the Duca Family Professor of Technology Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also the Investment Group of Santa Barbara Founding Director of the Master of Technology Management Program. Leonardi’s research focuses on how companies can design their organizational networks and implement new technologies to more effectively create and share knowledge.
Prof. Brian Pentland

Brian T. Pentland is the Main Street Capital Partners Intellectual Capital Endowed Professor at Michigan State University. He is interested in visualizing and theorizing about action patterns in processual phenomena. Brian is an AIS Senior Scholar and currently serves on the editorial board of Organization Science, Information and Organization and EJIS. His publications have appeared in Academy of Management Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Administrative Science Quarterly, JAIS, Journal of Management Studies, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, Organization Studies, YouTube and elsewhere. He received his PhD in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991 and SB in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1981.
Prof. Robin Teigland

Robin Teigland is Professor of Business Administration with a specialization in Strategic Information Systems Management and Co-director of the Center for Strategy and Competitiveness at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). She is also a Member of SSE’s Board of Directors since May 2017, and she was the Program Director of SSE's PhD Program in Business Administration 2010 to 2015. Robin's lecturing and research interests reside at the intersection of strategy, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. In particular, she focuses on how the Internet and disruptive technologies, such as IoT, artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, 3D printing, virtual/augmented reality, blockchains, and cryptocurrencies, enable self-organizing communities to create value outside of a firm’s traditional boundaries as well as challenge long-standing institutional structures. In addition, her projects encompass topics such as FinTech and the transformation of the financial services industry, the Sharing Economy, the Future of Value Creation, and the Stockholm Unicorn Phenomenon.
Prof. Youngjin Yoo

Youngjin Yoo is the Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor of Entrepreneurship and professor of information systems in the Department of Design & Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. His research interests include: digital innovation and entrepreneurship, organizational genetics, societal use of technology and design.