Dr. Kevin J. Boudreau is an assistant professor in the Strategy & Entrepreneurship department at London Business School. He is an applied microeconomist and strategy researcher who investigates a new generation of business models built on open innovation, platforms, digitisation, knowledge and data. He teaches on designing business models, dynamic strategies and competition in LBS's executive MBA programme. Dr. Boudreau received his PhD from MIT in Behavioral and Policy Sciences in Strategy. Prior to this, he studied Economics at the University of Toronto, focusing on industrial economics and econometrics. Earlier, Dr. Boudreau studied Engineering at the University of Waterloo, where he worked in a number of areas including the design of experiments, the development of analytical, simulation, statistical and numerical modelling methods, and industrial and digital design and programming.
Before academic research, Dr. Boudreau held a number of positions related to innovation, entrepreneurship and strategy, including those at The Economist Group, Qualcomm, Braxton Associates, the Canadian Space Agency, Nortel and Nikean (a startup). He is a Research Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Quantitative Social Science and is the chief economist at the NASA Tournament Lab and advises several public organisations and technology companies.
The organisation of platform-ecosystems; platform business models; determinants of the advance of knowledge, technology and science.
Data analysis, econometrics, structural methods, probability and statistics, numerical methods, design of experiments.
Data science & analytics, apps, (open) science and scientific research, computation, industrial internet, adtech, fintech, creative industries, software, online platforms, commercial space, open innovation, crowdsourcing, gaming, digital innovation, social platforms, digital collaborations, digital goods and services.
Business strategy, entrepreneurial and innovation strategy, new business models, digital innovation, platform business design, microeconomics, organisational economics, industrial economics, strategy management and sources of firm heterogeneity, research design, empirical methods, economics of innovation.