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Andrei Hagiu

  • Visiting Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Andrei Hagiu is a Visiting Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He was previously an Associate Professor in the Strategy unit at Harvard Business School. In 2012, Andrei took a leave of absence from Harvard University in order to work full-time at Intuit, helping with its strategic transformation from a product-focused company into a platform company. 

 Andrei’s research focuses on multi-sided platforms (e.g. Airbnb, Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, PlayStation, TaskRabbit, etc.) and their unique strategic challenges. His work has been published in the RAND Journal of Economics, Management Science, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and the Harvard Business Review. Andrei serves as a coeditor for the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

At MIT Sloan, he teaches the Advanced Strategy course for Sloan Fellows and the Software & Internet Entrepreneurship course for MBA students.

Andrei holds a PhD in economics from Princeton University and did his undergraduate studies at the École Polytechnique in France.