Geoffrey G. Parker
Professor of Engineering
Director, Master of Engineering Management Program
Professor of Engineering
- BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University 1986
- MS, Electrical Engineering (Technology and Policy Program), MIT 1993
- PhD, Management Science (Operations Management, Statistics), MIT 1998
Data analytics; platform economics & strategy; intellectual property; core operations; product innovation & development; outsourcing & supply chain strategy; energy economics, policy, strategy, innovation, market structure & performance
- Parker, G., M. Van Alstyne (in press). “Innovation, Openness, and Platform Control.” Management Science.
- Parker, G., M. Van Alstyne. X. Jiang (in press). “Platform Ecosystems: How Developers Invert the Firm.” MIS Quarterly.
- Richard Tabors, Michael Caramanis, Elli Ntakou, Geoffrey Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne, Paul Centolella, Rick Hornby (2016), “Distributed Energy Resources: New Markets and New Products.” Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
- M. Van Alstyne, Parker, G., S. Choudary (2016). “Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy.” Harvard Business Review.
- Shittu, E., X. Jiang, G. Parker (2015). “Energy Technology Investments in Competitive and Regulatory Environments,” Environment, Systems and Decisions.
- Jiang, X., G. Parker, E. Shittu (2015). “Envelope Modeling of Renewable Resource Variability and Capacity.” Computers and Operations Research.
- Grahovac, J., G. Parker, E. Shittu. (2015) “The Impact of Costliness, Competitive Importance, and Modularity of Investments on Outsourcing.” Production and Operations Management. Vol. 24, No. 3.
- Anderson, E., G. Parker, B. Tan (2014) “Platform Feature Investment in the Presence of Network Externalities.” Information Systems Research. Vol. 25, No. 1.
- Anderson, E., G. Parker (2013). “Integration of Global Knowledge Networks.” Production and Operations Management. Vol. 22, No. 6.
- Eisenmann, T., G. Parker, M. Van Alstyne. (2011) “Platform Envelopment.” Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 32.
- Amaral, J., E. Anderson, G. Parker. (2011) “How to Succeed in Distributed Product Development.” Sloan Management Review. Vol. 52, No. 2 (Winter).
- Adamson, S., T. Noe, G. Parker (2010). “Efficiency of Financial Transmission Rights Markets in Centrally-Coordinated Periodic Auctions.” Energy Economics. Vol. 32, No. 4.
Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, Sangeet Paul Choudary
W. W. Norton & Company, 2016
Mary Ann Anderson, Edward Anderson, Geoffrey Parker
- Wick Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award, Production & Operations Management Society, 2003
- Research Fellow, The MIT Center for Digital Business
- Member, GE Africa Learning Advisory Board
- Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management
Investing in a ‘Winner Take All’ Economy
The Wall Street Journal
April 9, 2017
Using data to grow new platform businesses
March 17, 2017
The Whatchamacallit Economy
The New York Times
December 16, 2016
The Coming Platform Revolution in Financial Markets
November 1, 2016
2016’s Most & Least Energy-Expensive States
July 19, 2016
Out to Lunch
It's New Orleans
June 30, 2016
Geoff Parker: Designing a Leaner, More Reliable Energy Grid
May 10, 2016
The Platform Revolution
March 29, 2016
Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy
Harvard Business Review
March 23, 2016
In Dartmouth Engineer Magazine
Seminar: How the Platform Revolution Might Reshape the Electric Power Industry
How Platforms are Eating the World and What to Do About IT?
The Rise of Digital Platforms
MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy