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  • 13-07-2017 – 14-07-2017
  • Boston

Join us at the  MIT Platform Strategy Summit & Business Model Innovation workshop on 13-14th July 2017, Boston.

We have a limited number of free spaces for clients to help them explore options for harnessing enterprise growth including new revenue streams from a platform based model.

MIT Platform Strategy Summit, 9-5pm, 14th July, MIT, Boston USA

Run by Professor Geoff Parker at MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy, the Summit brings together a global community of senior executives to explore the economics and management of “platform and partner ecosystems” the fastest growing and most successful business model for the digital economy (what we call ‘Digital Ecosystem Management’.

The event will help you/colleagues understand:

  • Why 50% of the world’s Top 30 brands are now platform businesses?
  •  Explore the strategic challenges in launching, growing and defending platform business.
  •  Explore how incumbents build platforms.

Pre-event workshop on world’s first ever Business Model Index and Benchmark, 2-6pm, 13th July, Boston

Run with our partners Open Matters/Wharton Business School we will exclusively preview the world’s first ‘Business Model Index and Benchmark’ of the Top 500 European and US companies. The primary research is led by the authors of The Network Imperative: How to Survive and Grow in the Age of Digital Business Models and provides independent analysis on how DEM can influence corporate strategy to impact your share price, margins and growth rates. We’ll be sharing best practice case studies and new methods and tools to enable better approaches to corporate planning, innovation and investor relations.     

Speakers including: Barry Libert, CEO Open Matters; Marshall Van Alstyne, Prof. MIT Sloan School of Management; Geoff Parker, Professor, Dartmouth College/MIT; Simon Torrance, Senior Advisor, Digital Ecosystem Management, Mark Bonchek, CEO, Shift Thinking.

Other speakers from companies such as: GE, Google, Intel, Philips, Deutsche Bank, Schneider Electric.            

Download the agenda and event details for more information.                                                                           

Highlights from 2016

Praise for the 2016 MIT Platform Strategy Summit:

"#PlatformSummit addressed the most important economic issues facing businesses today."

"A remarkable day of platform-centered economics and management learning."

"A truly awesome event."

Watch our presentation from the 2016 MIT Platform Strategy Summit: How incumbents can create platforms