GGC-Environment • Future of Work • Blockchain
Robin Teigland is a Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE).
Her current research explores how social media, virtual worlds, and other emerging collaboration technologies enable offline and online communities to create value as well as what impact these communities have on the firm and our basic assumptions of economic activity.
Her current projects include crowdfunding, the digital peer-to-peer currency – Bitcoin, and the open source virtual world platform community – OpenSimulator. Robin’s research has been published in a number of international journals, and she is a globally sought-after speaker for organizations such as Microsoft, Google, and Ericsson.
In addition to her research, she sits on an UNIDO panel of experts on the “”Impact of the New Industrial Revolution on Africa”” and is a member of the Steering Committee of the new Centre for Social Sustainability at Karolinska Institute. Robin is also active and influential among social media users, having been recently selected as one of the Global Top 50 Business School Professors on Twitter (@RobinTeigland).
Robin is from the USA and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a B.A. with Distinction in Economics from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, and an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1992 she moved to Sweden to work as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, Inc. She completed her PhD studies in 2003 at the Institute of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics.