Featured at the 2018 Crowd Academy, Jin Paik provided an overview of the current state of the crowdsourcing industry. Exploring current trends in the industry, Mr. Paik provided insight on where there has been growth or declines in the number of crowdsourcing platforms, where there is the most opportunity to leverage crowdsourcing and key insights from research conducted by the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard.
Jin H. Paik is the Program Director and Senior Researcher at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH). In his role, he serves as the lab’s general manager. He works to develop the lab’s strategic vision, as well as to direct project and research activities. He oversees the development of open innovation projects through partnerships with NASA, Harvard Medical School, federal government agencies, academic and research institutions, and industry leaders. He advises organizations on innovation strategies with a focus on starting and scaling open innovation practices. He has worked extensively on programs that focus on data science, development and use of artificial intelligence, technology commercialization, and the future of work. Prior to joining the LISH team, he worked at the Harvard Kennedy School and Mathematica Policy Research. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from Harvard University.