Thomas W. Malone

Dr. Malone, Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, is the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and author of the critically acclaimed book The Future of Work. He was also the founding director of the MIT Center for Coordination Science and one of the two founding co-directors of the MIT Initiative on "Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. Dr. Malone co-founded three software companies. He consults and serves as a board member for a number of organizations. Before joining the MIT faculty in 1983, Malone was a research scientist at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) where his research involved designing educational software and office information systems. His background includes a PhD and two master's degrees from Stanford University, a BA (magna cum laude) from Rice University, and degrees in applied mathematics, engineering-economic systems, and psychology