Benjamin Cedric Larsen

Benjamin Cedric Larsen

Visiting Student Researcher
Shorenstein APARC
Stanford University
Encina Hall E301
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Research Interests

AI innovation

Bio

Benjamin Cedric Larsen is a PhD Fellow at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing, as well as a Visiting Researcher at Stanford’s Asia pacific Research Center (APARC).

Benjamin holds a dual Master degree in Public Management from Copenhagen Business School and The Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. Prior to pursuing his doctoral-degree, Benjamin worked professionally in China, holding positions across the Danish Foreign Ministry as well as China’s technology industry (NJU Electronics / JD AI).

Benjamin’s research interests relate to the organization of AI innovation, with a particular focus on the dynamics playing out in China. His research looks into the organization of leading AI ecosystems while highlighting the role of the state in the governance of digital platforms that shape innovation in AI.