Sebastian Krakowski

Sebastian is an Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics (House of Innovation).

Sebastian has an educational background in economics and management and focuses his research on the interplay of digital technology and organizational strategy, particularly the wide array of technologies collectively referred to as artificial intelligence (AI). His work explores the organizational and behavioral implications of the adoption and use of AI, including how these technologies are reshaping roles and skills in the workplace and how human-centric approaches can contribute to successful digital transformation with shared, societal value creation.

Sebastian is also actively engaged in teaching and sharing research-based insights with audiences in undergraduate, graduate, and executive contexts. His contributions have been published in journals such as the Academy of Management ReviewJournal of Business Research, and Strategic Management Journal. Sebastian wrote his dissertation on organizational adoption of AI and was awarded his Ph.D. from the University of Geneva. He has been a visiting researcher at Warwick Business School and is affiliated with Stanford University and The Institute for Futures Studies.

Selected Publications:

◦ Vomberg, A., Schauerte, N., Krakowski, S., Gijsenberg, M., Ingram Bogusz, C., & Bleier, A. (2023). The Cold Start Problem in Nascent AI Strategy: Kickstarting Network EffectsJournal of Business Research. In-press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2023.114236

◦ Krakowski, S., Luger, J., & Raisch, S. (2023) Artificial Intelligence and the Changing Sources of Competitive Advantage. Strategic Management Journal 44(6):1425-1452. DOI: 10.1002/smj.3387

◦ Raisch, S. & Krakowski, S. (2021) Artificial Intelligence and Management: The Automation-Augmentation ParadoxAcademy of Management Review 46(1):192-210. DOI: 10.5465/2018.0072. Link to pre-print.

◦ Ingram Bogusz, C., Krakowski, S., & Guttmann, C. (2021) Don’t Panic: A Human- and Problem-Centric Approach to AI-Led InnovationSweden Through the Crisis. Stockholm: SIR.