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Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy Vacation School - Speakers


Irene Ng

Professor of Marketing and Service Systems and Director of the International Institute of Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI) at Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick

Research Interests: trans-disciplinary understanding of value; creating, designing, pricing, contracting and innovating based on value, embedded within new economic and business models of complex service systems

Title of the talk: Creating New Markets in the Digital Economy

Roger Cliffe

Senior Research Fellow with the Service Systems Group at Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick and Project Manager of Hub of All Things (HAT) Project

Research Interests: quantifying, understanding and modelling the factors affecting successful transformation in both large and small organisations

Title of the talk: Hub of All Things beyond the Home

Anna Kostanovskaya

Business Analyst at zLabels GmbH (private brands of Zalando, AG)

Research Interests: methods of analysis, applied econometrics, start ups, innovations, programming in R, Python, psychology of competition, behavior in coordination games and games with competition, experimental economics.

Title of the talk: Consumer Data in the Private Sector

Glenn Parry

Associate Professor in Strategy and Operations Management at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England

Research Interests: organisational transformation, business models, value creation.

Title of the talk: Business Model Change: Serving up Music

Will Venters

Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management, London School of Economics

Research Interests: utility computing; grid computing; sociotechnical approaches to information systems; software engineering; cloud computing; knowledge management; action research; information systems development; IS development methodologies

Title of the talk: The Coordination of Large Scale Digital Infrastructures: the Temporal Emergence of Large Scale Systems and their Relevance to Completing Products Shared among Multiple Constituencies