A structured engagement to design the business architecture and strategy for a specific platform implementation. This includes platform business design, layout of ecosystem architecture, strategy for creation of network effects, monetization scenarios, curation and governance of the ecosystem, data strategy, roadmap creation, and metrics definition, among other things.
This may be done remotely or in-person or through a combination. Further details available in the advisory kit (request below).
C-level and business leadership-level executive education towards a platform implementation at a client organization. The curriculum for executive education is built off research that is also used in courses offered through MIT Executive Education.
Executive education may also include workshops for execution and implementation teams. For larger distributed teams, this may be delivered as webinars remotely. Detailed outlines for workshops and seminars available in advisory kit (request below).
Retained advisory relationships include participation in advisory panels or advisory boards, typically structured as 6-12 month retainers.
In-depth research, commissioned by the client, to create thought leadership material, lay out future industry scenarios, or study business model transformation.
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A leading European media conglomerate
The largest online platform for licensed media
The world’s largest music platform, a unicorn startup
A Fortune 500 American provider of financial software
A US-based Global 2000 engineering and manufacturing design firm
A Fortune 500 American creative software and digital marketing firm
A Fortune 500 European energy conglomerate
The largest global platform in the chemical industry
A leading U.S.-based utilities and renewables firm
A Fortune 500 Financial Data company
A Fortune 500 bank in Asia-Pacific
The largest banking network globally
A leading global pharmaceutical company
An Australian omni-channel platform
Indonesia’s largest telecom conglomerate
Largest work and freelancing platform globally
The largest commercial real estate firm in Central Europe
Top strategy consulting firm globally
Architecture of platform business models and strategies for managing and governing open participation and market interactions.
The unique factors involved in successfully transitioning traditional pipe business models to platform business models.
Analysis of growth and spread strategies on networks, including creation of network effects, viral spread, and scaling and collapsing of networks.
The impact of technological changes on the evolution of different industries and the reshaping of market interactions among industry players.
Sangeet Paul Choudary is a C-level executive advisor and the best-selling author of the books Platform Revolution and Platform Scale. He is ranked among the top 30 emerging thinkers globally in 2016 by Thinkers50 Radar, a global ranking of top business thinkers. His work on platforms has been selected by Harvard Business Review as one of the top 10 management ideas globally for the year 2016-17, alongside Clayton Christensen, Indra Nooyi, and other leading business thinkers.
Sangeet is the co-chair of the MIT Platform Strategy Summit at the MIT Media Labs, an Entrepreneur-in-residence at INSEAD Business School, and an executive educator with Harvard Business School Publishing. He is also the youngest person to be ranked by Thinkers50 India among the top 50 thinkers globally of Indian origin. He is a member of the Global Future Council on Platforms and Systems at the World Economic Forum and an expert on the advisory council for the World Economic Forum’s initiative on the Digital Transformation of Industries.
Sangeet’s work has been featured as the Spotlight article on Harvard Business Review (April 2016 edition) and the themed Business Report of the MIT Technology Review (September 2015). He is frequently quoted and published in leading journals and media including the MIT Sloan Management Review.The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, WIRED Magazine, Forbes, Fortune, and others. He is a frequent keynote speaker and has been invited to speak at leading global forums including the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions (Summer Davos), the WEF ASEAN Summit, and the G20 Summit 2014 events.
Marshall Van Alstyne is a faculty fellow at MIT and a professor at Boston University. His research focuses on information economics and network theory. He is one of the pioneering researchers on the theory of two-sided markets.
Geoffrey Parker is a faculty fellow at MIT and a professor at Dartmouth University. His research focuses on information economics and energy markets. He is one of the pioneering researchers on the theory of two-sided markets.