Arun Sundararajan is Professor and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is also an affiliated faculty member at NYU’s Center for Urban Science+Progress, and at NYU’s Center for Data Science. A recognized authority on the sharing economy, he is author of The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism and has published op-eds and commentary in such publications as Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Wired, Le Monde, Harvard Business Review, and the Financial Times. He has provided expert input about the crowd-based sharing economy as part of Congressional testimony and to a variety of city, state and federal government agencies, including the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, the National Economic Council and the Federal Trade Commission.
He has served as Director of NYU Stern’s IS Doctoral Program since 2007, is one of the founders of the Workshop on Information in Networks, is a member of the City of New York’s Technology Advisory Group, is on the Scientific Advisory Board for Cisco Systems, and is an advisor to OuiShare, the Center for Global Enterprise, and the National League of Cities. He holds degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and the University of Rochester.
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