Andrei Hagiu

Dean’s Research Scholar, Associate Professor, Information Systems

Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University
M.Sc., Economics, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (France)
B.Sc., Mathematics and Economics, Ecole Polytechnique (France)

Andrei is a leading expert on platform strategy and business models. Prior to Questrom, he has taught platform strategy courses at Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Andrei’s research and teaching are entirely focused on platform businesses (e.g. Airbnb, Alibaba,, Google, Grab, Facebook, iPhone, PlayStation, Uber, Upwork, etc.) and their unique strategic challenges. He leverages the insights from his research to advise and angel invest in startups attempting to build platforms and marketplaces, and to consult with large companies seeking to turn their products into platforms.

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