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Ayinwi Muma

Ayinwi Muma

Ph.D. Student in Management Science and Engineering, admitted Summer 2017

Ayinwi is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

RESEARCH AREA: Organization, Technology & Entrepreneurship

Ayinwi’s research interest is primarily focused on technology-related change and adaptation in organizations.
Specifically, she is interested in:
1) how advances in technology affect organizational identity and work practices over time;
2) how mature organizations and embedded technology teams respond to externally-triggered transformation events;
3) implications for the future of work. She aims to produce research which deepens our understanding and contributes to the theory and development of adaptive organizations.

Before joining WTO, Ayinwi was chief of staff at education publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she led strategy, operations, people and performance management for the 400+ member technology organization. She was previously a management consultant focused on helping large companies design and implement technology, process, and organizational transformation strategies.