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. Ann Majchrzak

Ann is the Associates of USC Professor of Digital Innovation at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Her research interest focuses on the tension between structure and generativity in fluid innovation crowds.
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. Samer Faraj

Samer Faraj holds the Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management & Healthcare at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. He is head of the research group on Complex Collaboration and serves as director of the Faculty’s PhD program. His research focuses on complex collaboration and the emergence of new organizational forms in a variety of settings such as: trauma care, hospital care, urgent care clinics, and online communities. He is broadly interested in how emergent social technologies are transforming organizations and allowing new forms of collaboration and organizing to emerge. He is focused on how complex collaboration is sustained in settings as diverse as health care organizations, knowledge teams, and online communities His latest focus is on the transformation of health collaboration following the merger and move of separate hospitals into a new site. He has published over 100 journal articles, refereed proceedings, and book chapters in outlets such as: Management Science, Organization Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of AIS, Journal of Applied Psychology, Business Horizon, OMICS, and Annals of Emergency Medicine. He is one of the most cited management scholars in Canada: more than 10,000 Google Scholar and over 2500 Web of Knowledge citations.
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 is a professor of Business Technology at Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami, USA. 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. Lynne Markus

M. Lynne Markus is the John W. Poduska, Sr. Professor of Information and Process Management at Bentley University and an associated researcher at MITSloan’s Center for Information Systems Research. She has published extensively in the areas of digital business and governance, enterprise systems and business processes, electronic communication and knowledge reuse, and organizational change management. Her current research interests include digital innovation in the financial and health sectors, the responsible use of data and algorithms, and the changing nature of work. Markus was named a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems in 2004 and received the AIS LEO Award for Exceptional Lifetime Achievement in Information Systems in 2008.
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.