Ph.D., business administration, and M.S., management science, University of Rochester
Summary of Experience
Professor Sundararajan’s research focuses on how digital technologies transform business, government, and civil society. He has extensive expertise in the regulation and governance of digital platforms, antitrust policy in high-tech industries, the economics of network effects, pricing and privacy issues in platform markets, valuation of digital businesses, and artificial intelligence (AI). He has provided expert testimony about the digital economy before Congress, the European Parliament, and to various city, state, and federal government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Bank and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Widely published, Professor Sundararajan has presented his research in peer-reviewed journals and at conferences, earned numerous awards and grants, and given hundreds of keynote, plenary, and other talks at industry, government, and academic forums around the world. His op-eds and other articles have appeared in more than 40 media outlets, including The New York Times, The Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and WIRED. Professor Sundararajan is the recipient of the Axiom Business Book Award for The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the New Economic Agenda. Professor Sundararajan also advises organizations ranging from large corporations and tech startups to nonprofits and municipal governments. In addition to his primary professorial appointments, Professor Sundararajan is an affiliated faculty member at many of NYU’s interdisciplinary research centers, including the Center for Data Science and the Center for Urban Science and Progress.