Simon Blanchard

Dean’s Professor and Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Simon Blanchard


Ph.D., business administration, Pennsylvania State University; M.Sc., management science, HEC Montréal

Summary of Experience

Professor Blanchard’s research combines experiments with observational data analyses to study how consumers make complex decisions about finance and technology. He serves as a marketing and research expert in commercial litigation and advises financial services and technology companies on business strategies and research. Professor Blanchard is the director of Georgetown’s M.B.A. Certificate in Consumer Analytics and Insights program, and he teaches courses on research design, surveys, and quantitative analyses to undergraduate, graduate, and executive education program students. He has been named among the best 40 business professors under 40 by Poets&Quants, and a Young Scholar by the Marketing Science Institute. 

Professor Blanchard is an associate editor of the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Consumer Research, and the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and he has published articles in a number of prominent marketing journals. Professor Blanchard’s research and perspectives on consumer finances and technology have been featured in media outlets such as Forbes, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, NerdWallet, The New York Times, Marketplace, and NBC News. In addition to serving on the Georgetown faculty, he served as a member of the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council, and held visiting positions at Dartmouth College and Columbia University.  

AG Contacts

Laura O'Laughlin
Robert L. Vigil