Andrei Hagiu 2018-02-14T19:53:09+00:00

Andrei Hagiu
MIT Sloan Professor - Tech Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy

Network Effects & Multi-sided Platforms

EconomicsPlatformsNetwork EffectInnovation

Andrei Hagiu (personal site, LinkedIn) is a Visiting Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management since July 2016. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in the Strategy group at Harvard Business School.  Andrei holds a PhD in economics from Princeton University and did his undergraduate studies at the Ecole Polytechnique in France.

  • Expertise: Multi-sided platforms and marketplace strategy, network effects
  • Academic Background: Taught at HBS, currently at MIT Sloan
  • Academic Journals in which work has been featured: Rand Journal of Economics, Management Science, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and the Harvard Business Review.
  • Most recent publications: Finding the Platform in Your Product and Network Effects are Not Enough
  • Experience: Board of advisors of CoachUp, a marketplace connecting users with sports coaches for private lessons, and TCGplayer, an online marketplace for collectible gaming items; extensive consulting around platform strategy issues for Intuit and Equifax.

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