Andrew McAfee is associate director and principal research scientist at the MIT Center for Digital Business. His research investigates how information technology (IT) changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. He is widely published and has several times been named one of the most influential people in technology. He has held appointments as a professor at Harvard Business School and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. His recent work includes the e-book Race Against the Machine, co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson.