Martin Krzywdzinski is a labour sociologist. He is particularly interested in the development of automation technologies, artificial intelligence, and digital platform technologies. His research explores how these technologies transform skill requirements, work organisation, business models and global value chains.

At the OII, he cooperates with Professor Mark Graham in projects focusing on the future of platform work and the development of fair work standards for this field.

Martin is one of seven directors of the Weizenbaum-Institut for the Networked Society, head of the research group Globalization, Work and Production at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and Professor for International Industrial Relations at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg. He holds a Ph.D. from the FU Berlin.

Research interests:
Automation and digitalisation, platform economy, artificial intelligence, transformation of manufacturing work, multinational companies and global value chains