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Home | People | Hakan Ozalp

Hakan Ozalp


University of Amsterdam
Research field
Data Science
Industrial Organization, Innovation


Hakan Ozalp is Assistant Professor of Strategy at Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam. Hakan holds a PhD in Business Administration and Management and MSc in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology from Bocconi University, and my BSc in Management Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. Hakan previously worked at VU Amsterdam, LMU Munich and Leeds University Business School. His research explores the antecedents and the impact of industrial and technological change on platform ecosystems, firms, and innovation-based competition taking place within these ecosystems and across firms. Hakan taught and coordinated various courses on innovation, strategy, and research methods.


Ozalp, H. and Kretschmer, T. (2019). Follow the crowd or follow the trailblazer? The differential role of firm experience in product entry decisions in the US video game industry Journal of Management Studies, 56(7):1452--1481.

Cennamo, C., Ozalp, H. and Kretschmer, T. (2018). Platform Architecture and Quality Tradeoffs of Multihoming Complements Information Systems Research, 29(2):461--478.

Ozalp, H., Cennamo, C. and Gawer, A. (2018). Disruption in Platform-Based Ecosystems Journal of Management Studies, 55(7):1203--1241.