Associate Professor Patrik Wikstrom is a principal research fellow and chief investigator at the QUT Digital Media Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology. Dr. Wikstrom uses and develops computational methods to examine the dynamics and regulatory challenges of emerging digital media economies.
Dr. 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 co-editor of Journal of Media Business Studies, an Edward Elgar book series on Business Innovation and Disruption in the Creative Industries, and he is on the editorial boards of Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media and the International Journal of Music Business Research.
Dr. Wikstrom has 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).
Dr. 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, Dr. Wikstrom worked in the European media and telecom industry where he held positions as business development manager and strategy consultant.