2013 Biotech & Standards Conference Participant: Shane Greenstein

Shane Greenstein
Kellogg Chair of Information Technology and Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Co-Director, Economics of Digitization, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Shane Greenstein is Professor in the Management and Strategy Department at the Kellogg School of Management, and by courtesy, in the School of Communications, Northwestern University.  He is the Kellogg Chair of Information Technology.  He is a leading researcher in the business economics of computing, communications and Internet infrastructure.  Many of these essays and other commentary are on his blog called virulent word of mouse and digitopoly.  He is presently writing a history of the development of the commercial Internet in the United States.

Greenstein is co-director of the economics of digitization at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and editor of the business /economics section of the Communications of the ACM.  He was administrative head of his department from 2002 to 2005.

Greenstein received his BA from University of California at Berkeley in 1983, and his PhD from Stanford University in 1989, both in economics.  He also continues to receive a daily education in life from his wife and children.