Jack’s research focuses on organizational responses to radical technological innovation. His work draws on theories of social cognition and institutional logics to explore how organizations develop, capitalize on, and respond to, substantive technological developments. His research uses both ethnographic and archival techniques to uncover the dynamics of innovation at an individual and organizational level. His work has appeared in Long Range Planning and Academy of Management Proceedings; and has been funded by the University of Cambridge and the Economic and Social Research Council.
Jack completed his doctorate at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, from which he also holds an MPhil in Innovation, Strategy and Organization. Prior to joining CDL, Jack worked as a strategy consultant in the financial services sector, and as a policy advisor to the UK Cabinet Office. Across each of these roles, his work focused on advising organizations to help them better capture and respond to technological innovations.