Fredrik Svahn is Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Information Technology, Gothenburg University. He earned his Ph.D. in Informatics at Umeå University 2012 and a M.Sc. in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering at Linköping Institute of Technology in 1996. He has more than 15 years of experience from Defense, Telecom and Automotive industries as practitioner and applied researcher. Fredrik’s research is focused on new patterns of innovation emerging in response to digitalization of manufactured products. In particular, he studies how organizations design digital platforms to improve its generative capability.