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Kristina McElheran

Kristina McElheran

Digital Fellow

Kristina McElheran is an assistant professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto.

Her research centers on the use of information technology and data by firms, with an emphasis on strategy, organizational design, and process innovation. Her current focus is on data-driven decision making and how firms and individuals can use data to improve their performance. She is also actively investigating the economic and strategic impacts of cloud computing.

Kristina’s experience includes six years on the Harvard Business School faculty, as well as serving as a digital fellow at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy since 2013. She splits her time between Rotman, MIT, and the University of Toronto, Scarborough, where she teaches strategic management. 

Prior to her academic career, Kristina worked for two early-stage technology ventures in Silicon Valley. She currently serves as a lab economist at the Creative Destruction Lab, one of Toronto’s premier seed-stage programs for technology startups. 

Kristina’s work has been featured in Management Science, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Forbes, Rotman Magazine, and Communications of the ACM.

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