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Robert Seamans

Robert Seamans

Joined Stern 2009

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-58
New York, NY 10012

E-mail rcs10@stern.nyu.edu
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Biography

Robert Seamans (PhD, UC Berkeley) is an Associate Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business where he teaches courses in game theory and strategy. Professor Seamans’ research focuses on how firms use technology in their strategic interactions with each other, and also focuses on the economic consequences of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies. His research has been published in leading academic journals and been cited in numerous outlets including The Atlantic, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and others. In 2015, Professor Seamans was appointed as the Senior Economist for technology and innovation on President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers.

Research Interests

  • Business strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Public Policy

Courses Taught

  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Game Theory
  • Strategy

Academic Background

B.A., English
Reed College

M.B.A.
Yale School of Management

M.A., Economics
Boston University

Ph.D., Business Administration
University of California, Berkeley

Areas of Expertise

Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship

Industry

  • Telecommunications

Management

  • Corporate Strategy