Associate Professor of Management
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Elizabeth J. Altman is an assistant professor of management at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Manning School of Business. Altman is also a guest editor for the MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) “Future of the Workforce” project, a joint research effort with Deloitte and part of the MIT SMR Big Ideas Initiative. She has served as a visiting scholar at the Harvard Business School and a visiting professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Altman’s research focuses on strategy, innovation, platforms, ecosystems, organizational change, and future of work topics. Her work has been published in the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management Studies, Marketing Letters, and other internationally recognized management journals and books. Before academia, Altman spent 19 years in industry, primarily in mobile telecommunications, with nine years as a vice president at Motorola. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard University, Masters’ of Science degrees in mechanical engineering and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University.