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VISITING PROFESSOR
 
Harvard Business School
 

KARIM R. LAKHANI

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In 2011 Prof. Lakhani (Harvard Business School) was here in Innsbruck and gave a lecture on "Accessing the Ideas Cloud: The Open Innovation Opportunity".
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Karim R. Lakhani is an assistant professor in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at the Harvard Business School. He specializes in the management of technological innovation in firms and communities. His research is on distributed innovation systems and the movement of innovative activity to the edges of organizations and into communities. He has extensively studied the emergence of open source software communities and their unique innovation and product development strategies. He has also investigated how critical knowledge from outside of the organization can be accessed through innovation contests. He is the principal investigator and director of the Harvard-NASA Tournament Laboratory, which aims to systematize the use of innovation tournaments for the space agency.


Karim was awarded his Ph.D. in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. The Peter Pribila Siftung and the Technical University of Munich awarded him the inaugural Research Excellence Award (2008) for his contributions to the innovation research. Prior to coming to HBS he served as a Lecturer in the Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship group at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Karim has also professional experience at General Electric and The Boston Consulting Group. His research on distributed innovation has been featured in numerous leading academic and practitioner journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Management Science or Organization Science. He is the co-editor of Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software (MIT Press). He has also published teaching cases on leading organizations practicing distributed innovation including: Data.gov, InnoCentive, Google, Myelin Repair Foundation, SAP, Threadless, TopCoder and Wikipedia.

 
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"Accessing the Ideas Cloud: The Open Innovation Opportunity" - Karim L. Lakhani at the University of Innsbruck

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