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Christoph Riedl

Associate Professor

Interdisciplinary with D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Christoph Riedl


Office Location

370 Huntington Avenue
214 Hayden Hall
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Christoph Riedl, 214 HA
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Individual and team productivity; crowd sourcing
  • Collaborative decision making and collective intelligence
  • Computational social science, business analytics, data science, data mining, “Big Data”
  • Social influence and peer effects in collective problem solving and decision making over social networks


  • PhD in Information Systems, Technische University at Munchen, Germany
  • MS in Information Systems, Technische University at Munchen, Germany
  • BS in Computer Science, Technische University at Munchen, Germany


Christoph Riedl is an Associate Professor for Information Systems and Network Science at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. He holds a joint appointment with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and is a core faculty member at the Network Science Institute. He is a fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) at Harvard. He is a recipient of a Young Investigator Award (YIP) from the Army Research Office (ARO) for his work on social networks in collaborative decision-making. Before joining Northeastern University he was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Business School and IQSS. He received a PhD in Information Systems from Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany in 2011, a MS in Information Systems in 2007, and a BS in Computer Science in 2006. His work has been funded by NSF, ARO, ONR, and DARPA, and has been published in leading journals including Science, Organization Science, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Academy of Management Discoveries, and the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

Christoph Riedl teaches courses on Digital Business Transformation, Business Analytics, and Network Economics.