Full Name
Elizabeth J. Altman
Job Title
Assistant Professor of Management
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Brief Biography
Elizabeth J. Altman is an assistant professor of management at the Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is Guest Editor, Future of the Workforce for MIT Sloan Management Review and served as a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) and visiting scholar at Harvard Business School.

Dr. Altman’s research focuses on strategy, innovation, platforms, ecosystems, and the future of work. Her work has been published in Harvard Business Review (HBR), MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Advances in Strategic Management, Journal of Management Studies, and elsewhere. She was shortlisted for the “2021 Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award for Breakthrough Idea” for research on ecosystems in businesses and organizations. Her 2017 HBR article on product-to-platform transitions has been honored with inclusion in three books in the “HBR 10 Must Reads” series. Before academia, Altman was a vice president at Motorola. She holds a doctorate in business administration from Harvard Business School, 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.
Elizabeth J. Altman