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 whose research interests concern fundamental mechanisms shaping productivity, competitiveness and innovation. He has particular interest in the design of a new generation of business models built on open innovation, platforms, digitisation, data, science and technology. This includes areas such as data science, mobile apps, software, algorithmic problem-solving, open science and research, industrial internet, telecoms and information technology, adtech, fintech, online platforms, crowdfunding, open innovation, crowdsourcing, gaming, and all manner of digital goods and services. He teaches strategy and business model design in LBS's executive MBA programme. Before academic research, Dr. Boudreau held a number of positions related to innovation, entrepreneurship and strategy, including at The Economist Group, Qualcomm, Braxton Associates, the Canadian Space Agency, Nortel and Nikean (a startup).
Dr. Boudreau received his PhD from MIT. 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.