Dr. Geoff Parker, SM '93, PhD '98
Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar
MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy
Geoffrey Parker is a professor of engineering at Dartmouth College where he also serves as Director of the Master of Engineering Management Program. In addition, he is a research fellow and visiting scholar at MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy. He received a B.S.E. from Princeton and M.S. and Ph.D. from MIT.
Dr. Parker has made significant contributions to the field of network economics and strategy as co-developer of the theory of “two-sided” markets. He is co-author of the award-winning book “Platform Revolution.” His current research includes studies of platform business strategy, Internet of Things data governance, and technical/economic systems to integrate distributed energy resources. His research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the states of Louisiana and New York and numerous corporations. He serves or has served as associate editor at multiple journals and as a National Science Foundation panelist. Mr. Parker is a frequent keynote speaker and advises senior leaders on their organizations’ platform strategies. Before attending MIT, he held positions in engineering and finance at GE.