Tobias Kretschmer is Professor of Strategy, Technology and Organization at the University of Munich and Dean of the Munich School of Management. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. His research covers the economics and management of high-technology industries, especially platform and network markets, and the role of strategic organization design and information technology in determining firm performance. He holds a PhD in Economics from London Business School and an MSc in Strategy from the University of St. Gallen. He has published widely in top management, economics and information systems journals and serves on the editorial boards of SMJ, the International Journal of Industrial Organization and the Journal of Organization Design.