Fredrik Hacklin is heading the Corporate Innovation Lab initiative at the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich. Previously, he was an associate with Strategy & and has had visiting positions at Stanford University and Keio University. Fredrik holds a Ph.D. in management from ETH Zurich, and an M.Sc. in computer science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.



The Limits of Industry-Centered Strategic Thinking in an Era of Convergence

A decade ago, when purchasing a new cellphone,informed customers would likely choose between Nokia, Ericsson, Motorola, or perhaps even Siemens. Today, youngsters, hipsters, techies and executives alike opt for Apple, Samsung and LG. What happened?