Prof Patrik Wikstrom

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Associate Dean, Research, Creative Industries Faculty

Doctor of Philosophy Subject Media and Communication Studies (Karlstad University)

Professor Patrik Wikstrom is Associate Dean (Research) in the Creative Industries Faculty. Prof. Wikstrom uses and develops computational methods to examine the dynamics and regulatory challenges of networked markets, with a particular focus on markets for cultural products. Wikstrom is the author of ‘The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud’ at Polity Press and has published his research in journals such as Technovation, International Journal of Media Management, Journal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Music Business Studies and Popular Music & Society. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media and the International Journal of Music Business Research. Prof. Wikstrom has previously served as the Head of QUT School of Communication and the Associate Director of QUT Digital Media Research Centre. He has also served as a faculty member at Northeastern University (Boston, USA), Jonkoping International Business School (Jonkoping, Sweden) and Karlstad University (Karlstad, Sweden) and he has been a visiting scholar at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Prof. Wikstrom received his Ph.D. from Karlstad University in Media and Communication Studies and he is a graduate from Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) where he received a master’s degree from the School of Technology Management and Economics. Before his academic career, Prof. Wikstrom worked in the European media and telecom industry where he held positions as business development manager and strategy consultant.

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Additional information

Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2015
Details
Associate editor - Journal of Media Business Studies
Type
Editor/Contributor of a Prestigious Work of Reference
Reference year
2015
Details
Co-editor of a book series on Business Innovation and Disruption in the Creative Industries (Edward Elgar) together with Prof Robert DeFillippi
Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2013
Details
"The Dynamics of Digital Multisided Cultural Markets: How organizations in the digital creative industries learn to engage with productive audiences". Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship, Queensland University of Technology.
Title
Music Usage Metrics and the Future of the Australian Music Industry
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP150100156
Start year
2016
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