October 23, 2017

People

At its core, the Digital Initiative is a community of talented and dedicated people invested in understanding and creating the digital economy. We hope you’ll get to know us and join the conversation!

Team

  1. David Homa

    David Homa

    Director, tech and business world bridge-builder, pursuer of nordic skiing and Scottish fiddle music.

  2. Caroline Fay

    Caroline Fay

    Community Development Manager, event strategist, and seeker of good food, music, and stories with a plot twist.

  3. Theresa Diederich

    Theresa Diederich

    Community Engagement Manager, web content expert, rock climber, voted most-likely to host a podcast

  4. Tanya Flint

    Tanya Flint

    Technology Project Manager, agile certified, finder of application shortcuts, always interested in a good tech meet-up

  5. Sarah Figge Hussain

    Sarah Figge Hussain

    Events & Operations Lead, expert organizer, protector of human rights, loves tying up loose ends

  6. Marco Iansiti

    Marco Iansiti

    Marco is the David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration, heads the Technology and Operations Management Unit and the Digital Initiative at HBS.

  7. Shane Greenstein

    Shane Greenstein

    Shane is the MBA Class of 1957 Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and co-chair of the Digital Initiative.

  8. Karim Lakhani

    Karim Lakhani

    Karim is Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, the Principal Investigator of the Crowd Innovation Lab and NASA Tournament Lab and the faculty co-founder of the HBS Digital Initiative.

  9. Adrienne Debigare

    Adrienne Debigare

    Open Knowledge Advisor

Faculty

  1. Feng Zhu

    Feng Zhu

    Feng is an assistant professor of business administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School.

  2. Michael Luca

    Michael Luca

    Michael is the Lee J. Styslinger III Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  3. Michael Norton

    Michael Norton

    Michael is the Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and a member of Harvard’s Behavioral Insights Group.

  4. Ariel Stern

    Ariel Stern

    Ariel is an assistant professor at at the Harvard Business School in the Technology and Operations Management unit.

  5. Thomas Eisenmann

    Thomas Eisenmann

    Thomas is the Howard H. Stevenson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and Faculty Co-Chair of the HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship.

  6. David Yoffie

    David Yoffie

    David is the Max & Doris Starr Professor of International Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  7. Ben Edelman

    Ben Edelman

    Ben is an associate professor at the Harvard Business School in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets unit.

  8. Bharat Anand

    Bharat Anand

    Bharat is a Professor in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School, is the faculty chair of the HBX initiative, and serves on the HarvardX Faculty Committee.

  9. Jeffrey Rayport

    Jeffrey Rayport

    Jeffrey is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School in the Entrepreneurial Management unit.

  10. Kris Ferreira

    Kris Ferreira

    Kris is an assistant professor of business administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School.

  11. Chiara Farronato

    Chiara Farronato

    Chiara is an assistant professor of business administration in the Technology and Operations Management unit at Harvard Business School.

  12. Jeff Bussgang

    Jeff Bussgang

    Jeff is a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School and a general partner at Flybridge Capital.

  13. Christopher Malloy

    Christopher Malloy

    Christopher is a Professor in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

  14. Andy Wu

    Andy Wu

    Andy is an assistant professor of business administration in the Strategy unit at Harvard Business School.

  15. Mitch Weiss

    Mitch Weiss

    Mitch is a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School.

  16. Michael Tushman

    Michael Tushman

    Michael is the Paul R. Lawrence MBA Class of 1942 Professor of Business Administration and the Chair, Program for Leadership Development at the Harvard Business School.

  17. Thales Teixeira

    Thales Teixeira

    Thales is Lumry Family Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Marketing unit at Harvard Business School.

  18. Scott Duke Kominers

    Scott Duke Kominers

    Scott is an MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Harvard Department of Economics.

  19. Mark Roberge

    Mark Roberge

    Mark is a Senior Lecturer in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at the Harvard Business School.

  20. Ryan Raffaelli

    Ryan Raffaelli

    Ryan is an assistant professor in the Organizational Behavior Unit and the Richard Hodgson Strategy & Technology Fellow at the Harvard Business School.

  21. Felix Oberholzer-Gee

    Felix Oberholzer-Gee

    Felix is the Andreas Andresen Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit, and the Senior Associate Dean of the MBA Program at Harvard Business School.

  22. Henry McGee

    Henry McGee

    Henry is a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  23. Warren McFarlan

    Warren McFarlan

    Warren is the Baker Foundation Professor and Albert H. Gordon Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at Harvard Business School.

  24. Alan MacCormack

    Alan MacCormack

    Alan is the MBA class of 1949 Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  25. Rajiv Lal

    Rajiv Lal

    Rajiv is the Stanley Roth, Sr. Professor of Retailing at Harvard Business School.

  26. John Jong-Hyun Kim

    John Jong-Hyun Kim

    John J-H is a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School and the CEO of The District Management Council.

  27. Ayelet Israeli

    Ayelet Israeli

    Ayelet is an assistant professor of business administration in the Marketing Unit at Harvard Business School.

  28. Linda Hill

    Linda Hill

    Linda is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative.

  29. Bob Higgins

    Bob Higgins

    Bob is a Senior Lecturer in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School.

  30. Regina Herzlinger

    Regina Herzlinger

    Regina is the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School.

  31. Sunil Gupta

    Sunil Gupta

    Sunil is the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

  32. Anita Elberse

    Anita Elberse

    Anita is the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  33. John Deighton

    John Deighton

    John is the Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  34. Srikant Datar

    Srikant Datar

    Srikant is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and serves as the Faculty Chair of Harvard Innovation Lab.

  35. James Cash

    James Cash

    James is the James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School.

  36. Carliss Baldwin

    Carliss Baldwin

    Carliss is the William L. White Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School.

  37. Julia Austin

    Julia Austin

    Julia is a Senior Lecturer in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at the Harvard Business School.

  38. Lynda Applegate

    Lynda Applegate

    Lynda is the Sarofim-Rock Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and serves as the Faculty Chair of the HBS Business Owner Portfolio of executive programs.

  39. Luis Viceira

    Luis Viceira

    Luis is the George E. Bates Professor and Senior Associate Dean for International Development at the Harvard Business School.

Student Advisory Board

  1. Ayse Baybars

    Ayse Baybars

    Ayse Baybars (MBA ’18) is a member of the Digital Initiative Student Advisory Board.

  2. Nikolas Iubel

    Nikolas Iubel

    Nikolas Iubel (MBA ’18) is a member of the Digital Initiative Student Advisory Board.

  3. Emma Radford

    Emma Radford

    Emma Radford (MBA ’18) is a member of the Digital Initiative Student Advisory Board.

  4. Elizabeth Haviland

    Elizabeth Haviland

    Elizabeth Haviland (MBA ’18) is a member of the Digital Initiative Student Advisory Board.

  5. Andrea Coravos

    Andrea Coravos

    Andrea (MBA ’17) is currently founding Elektra Labs, and is the co-founder of Code@HBS.

  6. Yuval Gonczarowski

    Yuval Gonczarowski

    Yuval (MBA ’17) is an associate at McKinsey & Company and is the co-founder of CODE@HBS.

  7. Alice Yen

    Alice Yen

    Before HBS, Alice Yen (MBA ’17) has worked for health tech startups and Boston Consulting Group.

  8. Libby Leffler Hoaglin

    Libby Leffler Hoaglin

    Libby (MBA ’17) is a UC Berkeley alum, served as the HBS Student Body Co-President, and now leads Member Strategy at SoFi.

  9. Anshul Bhagi

    Anshul Bhagi

    Anshul Bhagi (MBA ’17) is currently founding Proffer, and is the co-founder of Code@HBS.

Advisors

  1. Catherine Tucker

    Catherine Tucker

    Catherine is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management Science and Professor of Marketing at MIT Sloan.

  2. James Mickens

    James Mickens

    James is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and “Authority on all Things.”

  3. Latanya Sweeney

    Latanya Sweeney

    Latanya is a Professor of Government and Technology in Residence at Harvard University, she is a computer scientist working with world-renowned government scholars.

  4. Christopher Bavitz

    Christopher Bavitz

    Christopher is Managing Director of Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, based at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

  5. Trey Herr

    Trey Herr

    Trey is a postdoctoral fellow with the Belfer Center’s Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School.

  6. Matt Tucker

    Matt Tucker

    Matt is the Product/Platform Designer for Skillist, a startup that aims to connect untapped talent to in-demand jobs.

  7. Susan Athey

    Susan Athey

    Susan is the Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

  8. David Eaves

    David Eaves

    David is a Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

  9. Lauren Lockwood

    Lauren Lockwood

    Lauren, HBS MBA ’14, was the City of Boston’s first Chief Digital Officer, and was responsible for improving digital communication, engagement and service delivery for Boston.

  10. Jason Preston

    Jason Preston

    Jason is the co-Founder of Dent the Future and was an Affiliate at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

  11. Albert Yu-Min Lin

    Albert Yu-Min Lin

    Albert is a research scientist at the UC San Diego, an Explorer of the National Geographic Society, and co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at STEAM Engine Inc.

  12. Michelle Zatlyn

    Michelle Zatlyn

    Michelle is the co-founder of CloudFlare and creates products people love and got her MBA from Harvard Business School.

  13. Nicole Wong

    Nicole Wong

    Nicole is the former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer, focusing on internet, privacy and innovation policy.

  14. John Winsor

    John Winsor

    John is the world’s leading authority on open innovation, co-creation and crowdsourcing in marketing.

  15. David Weinberger

    David Weinberger

    David explores the Internet’s effect on our ideas and business, in books including The Cluetrain Manifesto, Small Pieces Loosely Joined, Everything is Miscellaneous, and Too Big to Know.

  16. Ryan Servatius

    Ryan Servatius

    Ryan is currently Vice President of Business Operations and Strategy at salesforce.com.

  17. Greg Richards

    Greg Richards

    Greg is the CEO of Keystone, a strategy and economics consulting firm.

  18. Harper Reed

    Harper Reed

    Harper is an hacker/engineer who builds paradigm-shifting tech and leads others to do the same and is the CTO at Threadless.com.

  19. Dele Olojede

    Dele Olojede

    Dele is a writer, publisher, digital media enthusiast and investor.

  20. Dave Munichiello

    Dave Munichiello

    Dave is a Partner at Google Ventures, where he invests in rockstar teams who dream big and leverage new technologies to make the world better.

  21. Hilary Mason

    Hilary Mason

    Hilary is Founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs, an independent data technology research lab and Data Scientist in Residence at Accel Partners.

  22. Michael Maness

    Michael Maness

    Michael is the co-founder of Subculture, and was the first Innovator in Residence for the HBS Digital Initiative. .

  23. Colin Maclay

    Colin Maclay

    Colin is a Professor and Executive Director USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and was the founding director of the HBS Digital Initiative

  24. Julia LeStage

    Julia LeStage

    Julia is the Founder and CEO of Weathermob, Inc., a global crowdsourced weather company.

  25. Tom Hulme

    Tom Hulme

    Tom is presently General Partner at Google Ventures, Senior Advisor to IDEO and Director and Founder of OpenIDEO and OIEngine.

  26. Mina Hsiang

    Mina Hsiang

    Mina is Executive Director for Digital Service at the Department of Health and Human Services.

  27. Perry Hewitt

    Perry Hewitt

    Perry is the first Chief Digital Officer at Harvard University, where she leads digital strategy for communications and engagement technology reaching the public, media, and alumni.

  28. Kate Crawford

    Kate Crawford

    Kate is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Visiting Professor at the MIT Center for Civic Media, a Senior Fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute, and an Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales.

  29. Robin Chase

    Robin Chase

    Robin is a transportation entrepreneur, and is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar.

  30. Janel Balis

    Janel Balis

    Janet is a Partner at Betaworks, a studio of digital companies in New York City.

  31. Andrei Hagiu

    Andrei Hagiu

    Andrei is a Visiting Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.