Yuan Shi is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations with a focus on Strategy at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Professor Shi’s research explores the long-term implications of the evaluation processes in the market, such as ranking, funding, and pricing, for innovation and entrepreneurship. He has studied a wide range of sectors, including entertainment, technology, and venture capital.

Professor Shi’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Strategy Research Foundation. His work has been published by Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Scientometrics, and Sociological Science. His recent work has been cited by McKinsey Global Institute and renowned media outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg, Billboard, The Hill, and Vox.