PROF. ANINDYA GHOSE
Professor of Business at NYU Stern
Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business at NYU’s Stern School of Business and the author of the award-winning and best-selling book TAP: Unlocking the Mobile Economy which is a double winner in the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into five languages (Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Japanese and Taiwanese). He is the Director of the Masters of Business Analytics Program at NYU Stern. He is a Leonard Stern Faculty Scholar with an MBA scholarship (the ‘Ghose Scholarship’) named after him. In 2014, he was named by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide and by Analytics Week as one the “Top 200 Thought Leaders in Big Data and Business Analytics“. He is the youngest recipient of the prestigious INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, given to recognize individuals who have made outstanding intellectual contributions to the discipline with publications that have made a significant impact on theory, research, and practice. In 2017 he was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the Top 30 Management Thinkers globally most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led in the next generation. Professor Ghose has received 16 best paper awards and nominations; the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award; and faculty research awards from Google, Microsoft, and Adobe. His opinion pieces and research have been featured on the CNBC, The Economist, NYT, WIRED, Time, FT, Quartz, Recode, and WSJ.
He has consulted in various capacities for Apple, CBS, DFS Group, Facebook, NBC Universal, Samsung, Snapchat, Yahoo, and collaborated with firms such as Adobe, Alibaba, China Mobile, Google, IBM, Indiegogo, Microsoft, SK Telecom, Travelocity and Via on realizing business value from Internet and mobile investments. He also serves on the Board of Directors of many start-ups in the US, UK, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and China including Lucidity, Tamoco, Adrealm, Leverage Edu, Co-FoundersLab, Ibus Networks, ZeroWeb, and EywaMedia amongst others. He teaches executives, CIOs, and CMOs in the U.S., Asia, and Europe on how to monetize the digital economy using Artificial Intelligence. He serves as an expert witness for IT and consumer-related litigation cases and is affiliated with Cornerstone Research and The Analysis Group. He has provided expert testimony in multiple trials and depositions involving Apple, Facebook, Snapchat, Verizon, Yahoo, Federal Trade Commission, amongst others and has experience in securities, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, copyright infringement and merger appraisal cases involving industry domain knowledge, marketing, machine learning or statistical issues. He is a frequent keynote speaker in executive gatherings and thought-leading events globally on the topic of mobile economy and has given hundreds of talks to global audiences.
He is an avid high altitude mountaineer, and has climbed extensively in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa