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Meet the Author: Annabelle Gawer

Author Bio and Details

Annabelle Gawer is Chaired Professor in Digital Economy and Director of the Centre of Digital Economy at the University of Surrey. Author of Platform Leadership (with Michael Cusumano), she has published over 20 articles and edited 2 books on platforms. A leading voice in advancing research and managerial practice on platform strategy, she advises the European Commission, the UK Parliament House of Lords, and the OECD on the regulation of digital platforms. She lives in London, UK.

Books by Annabelle Gawer

The Business of Platforms

Strategy in the Age of Digital Competition, Innovation, and Power

Book cover image: The Business of Platforms: Strategy in the Age of Digital Competition, Innovation, and Power

A trio of experts on high-tech business strategy and innovation reveal the principles that have made platform businesses the most valuable firms in the world and the first trillion-dollar companies. Managers and entrepreneurs in the digital era must learn to live in two worlds—the conventional economy and the platform economy. Platforms that operate for business purposes usually exist at the level of an industry or ecosystem, bringing…  More »