Robert Seamans
New York University

Robert Seamans (Ph.D., UC Berkeley) is an Associate Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He studies how technology and governance structures affect strategic interactions between firms, affect incentives to innovate, and ultimately shape market outcomes. Most of his research settings are industries characterized by multi-sided markets, including cable TV, credit cards, Internet, newspapers, and telecommunications industries. His research has received numerous awards, including a Junior Faculty Fellowship from the Kauffman Foundation and best paper awards from the Strategic Management Society and Academy of Management. His research has been published in leading academic journals including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, and others, and been cited in numerous media outlets including The Atlantic, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal and others. He recently completed a one year appointment as a Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisors where he worked on a wide range of policies relating to technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.