Lukas Falcke


Lukas Falcke is Assistant Professor in Digital Strategy and Innovation in the KIN Center for Digital Innovation at VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands and also a visiting professor at the Centre for Digital Transformation, Imperial College Business School. In his research, he investigates how firms organize around emerging technologies, such as machine learning, the Internet of Things, or blockchains, to create economic and environmental value. This work has been recognized with a William H. Newman Award nomination by the Communication, Digital Technology, and Organization Division of the Academy of Management; the Henry Chesbrough Best Student Paper Award at the World Open Innovation Conference; and the Best Conference Paper Award at the JPIM Research Forum. He has collaborated with firms across different industries on digital innovation and climate strategies in his prior roles as Research Associate at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; Excellence Fellow at ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Visiting Researcher at Stanford Graduate School of Business; and during short industry stunts at UBS and McKinsey & Company. For his PhD in management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, he focused on emerging technologies and collaborative innovation in the energy sector. He can be reached at