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Ganesh Iyer

Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley


Ganesh Iyer is the Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Business Administration at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and he was previously on the faculty at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis. He has served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of Faculty of the Haas School of Business from 2008-2010, and as the Chair of the Haas Marketing Group from 2010-2011. He is currently chair of the Haas School’s Policy and Planning Committee. He is currently a Senior Editor for Marketing Science and has been an Associate Editor for Marketing Science, Management Science, and Quantitative Marketing and Economics.  He is also a member of the board of the Informs Society for Marketing Science and serves as Secretary of the Board.

His research uses economic theory to study marketing strategy problems. His areas of research are the coordination of product distribution, marketing information, Internet strategy, strategic communication, and bounded rationality in marketing strategy.  His research has won the Little Award in 2000 for the best paper published in Management Science and Marketing Science and he has been a finalist for this best paper award on four other occasions (1998, 2003, 2005 and 2012).  His papers have also been finalists for the Informs Society of Marketing Science Long Term Impact Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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