Kartik Hosanagar is the John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business and a Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Kartik’s research work focuses on the digital economy, in particular the impact of analytics and algorithms on consumers and society, Internet media, Internet marketing, and e-commerce.
Kartik serves as a department editor at the journal Management Science and has previously served as a Senior Editor at the journals Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly. He is a ten-time recipient of MBA or Undergraduate teaching excellence awards at the Wharton School and has been recognized as one of the world’s top 40 business professors under 40. Kartik’s research has received several best paper awards. Kartik cofounded and developed the core IP for Yodle Inc, a venture-backed firm that was acquired by Web.com. Yodle was listed by Inc. Magazine among America’s fastest growing private companies. He has served on the advisory boards of Milo (acq. by eBay) and is involved with many other startups as either an investor or board member. His past consulting and executive education clients include Google, American Express, Citi and others. Kartik was a co-host of the SiriusXM show The Digital Hour.
Kartik graduated at the top of his class with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering and a Masters in Information Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS, Pilani), India, and he has an MPhil in Management Science and a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.
Outside of Wharton, he likes to make short films and work on and with startups.
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John C. Hower Professor
Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
Robert Meyer is the Frederick H. Ecker/MetLife Insurance Professor and Co-Director of Wharton’s Human-Centered Technology Initiative. He is a noted scholar whose research focuses on consumer decision making and analysis in a wide range of areas including responses to new technologies, behavioral economics, marketing research methods. Professor Meyer’s work has appeared in a wide variety of professional journals and books, including the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Marketing Science, Management Science, and Risk Analysis. He is the former editor of the Journal of Marketing Research and Marketing Letters. He has served or currently serves as an associated editor for the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science.
At Wharton, Professor Meyer has served as chair of the Marketing Department and Vice Dean of Wharton’s doctoral programs. His teaching interests include courses in New Product Management, Research Methods, and Marketing Strategy, which he has taught at the MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral levels. He is also an active participant in a number of Wharton’s executive education programs.
Professor Meyer joined the marketing faculty in 1990 after spending eight years on the faculty of the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and two years at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie-Mellon University. He also held appointments as visiting professor in the school of Business Administration at the University of Miami, the University of Sydney, and the University of Tokyo.
Frederick H. Ecker/MetLife Insurance Professor
Professor of Marketing
Stefano Puntoni is the Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School. Prior to joining Penn, Stefano was a professor of marketing and head of department at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in the Netherlands. He holds a PhD in marketing from London Business School and a degree in Statistics and Economics from the University of Padova, in his native Italy.
His research has appeared in several leading journals, including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Nature Human Behavior, and Management Science. He also writes regularly for managerial outlets such as Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Most of his ongoing research investigates how new technology is changing consumption and society.
He is a former MSI Young Scholar and MSI Scholar, and the winner of several grants and awards. He is currently an Associate Editor at the Journal of Consumer Research and at the Journal of Marketing. Stefano teaches in the areas of marketing strategy, new technologies, brand management, and decision making.
Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing
Professor of Marketing
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe
Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
AI at Wharton Team
As Executive Director of AI at Wharton, Mary Purk leads the AI academic research center that focuses on how AI tools can be utilized to solve business problems, customer journeys, and discover the human impact of AI and smart technologies for consumers, firms, and society.
Ms. Purk and the AIW team leverage the resources of the Wharton School to be seen as a world leader in the study of the business and societal impacts of advances in AI and technology to keep the world informed of any new research, teaching, or outreach related to AI, new technologies, and/or its impacts to expand Wharton’s footprint in the AI/technology domain.
Ms. Purk connects students, academics, and professionals across multiple industries to solve complex, real-world business challenges using machine learning, AI, and big data.
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Executive Director, AI at Wharton
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