Hakan Ozalp is Assistant Professor in the Knowledge, Information & Innovation (KIN) Research Group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He holds his PhD in Business Administration and Management and MSc in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology from Bocconi University, and his BSc in Management Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. Previously he worked at LMU Munich and Leeds University Business School. His research explores the impact of industrial and technological change on the platform ecosystems and on the firms, as well as the antecedents of these changes. He taught various courses on innovation, strategy, and research methods.