Report from MIT Platform Strategy Summit 25 July 2014

NEMODE attended the 2014 MIT Platform Strategy Summit on 25 July 2014, a workshop on platform-centered economics and management hosted by MIT

All the talks from the summit can be viewed on YouTube by clicking on the links below.

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Opening Remarks & Welcome

David Verrill – Executive Director, IDE
Geoff Parker – Professor, Tulane University/MIT

What’s The Future Of Business?
Brian Solis – Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group

Energy’s Digital Revolution: Emerging Platform Leaders
Peter Evans – Vice President, Center for Global Enterprise
Mike Kaplan – Vice President Marketing, Retroficiency
Eric Graham – Co-founder & CEO, CrowdComfort

Platform Pull
John Hagel – Co-chairman, Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge

Education Platforms
Jose Fuentes – Co-founder, Duolingo

Publishing Platforms
Eileen Gittins – Founder, President and CEO, Blurb

Markets & Platforms
Peter Coffee – VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce

Jawbone Platform
Andrew Rosenthal – Group Manager: Wellness + Platform, Jawbone

On-line Staffing Platforms Go Global
Stephane Kasriel – SVP Product and Engineering, Elance-oDesk

Fireside Chat: The Investing Ecosystem
Rich Miner – Co-founder, Android

Building Communities On Gaming Platforms
Songyee Yoon – Chief Strategy Officer, NCSoft

Winning! Platform Strategies In The Digital Games Industry
David Nieborg – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Amsterdam/MIT
Mark Coleman – Director, Digital Analytics, Turbine/WB Games
Joost van Dreunen – Founder and CEO, SuperData Research/NYU
Walter Somol – VP, Publishing, Harmonix Music Systems

How Will Big Data And Cloud Computing Change Platform Thinking?/Closing Remarks
Ming Zeng – Chief Strategy Officer, Alibaba