Associate Professor Patrik Wikström
Patrik Wikström's research focuses on the following areas: The innovative and adaptive behavior of media firms; organizational learning; communities of practice; social aspects of the Internet; participatory culture; and copyright and privacy. In terms of industries, Patrik has done research on the music, television, and publishing industries. Patrik has published his research in journals such as Technovation, International Journal of Media Management, Journal of Media Business Studies, and Popular Music & Society. He has also published a book titled ‘The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud´ at Polity Press. He has acted as advisor to the Swedish Government and has presented his research at numerous conferences, seminars and events around the world.
Patrik's Ph.D research at Karlstad University (2003-2006) was focused on strategic management issues in multinational music companies. He also has a master's degree from the School of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University in Gothenburg. Patrik has industry experience from the media and telecom industries which includes work as business development manager and strategy consultant.