Shane Greenstein

Shane Greenstein

Scholar Title:

Martin Marshall Professor of Business Administration
Co-chair of the HBS Digital Initiative

Department: Harvard Business School

Colleges / Universities: Harvard University


1525 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone Number: (617) 384-7472


Blog: Shane Greenstein - Digitopoly

Shane Greenstein is the Martin Marshall Professor of Business Administration and co-chair of the HBS Digital Initiative. He teaches in the Technology, Operations and Management Unit. His areas of interest include: digital economy, information technology, networks, and technological innovation. Professor Greenstein is also co-director of the program on the economics of digitization at The National Bureau of Economic Research.

Encompassing a wide array of questions about computing, communication, and Internet markets, Professor Greenstein’s research extends from economic measurement and analysis to broader issues. His most recent book focuses on the development of the commercial Internet in the United States. He also publishes commentary on his blog, Digitopoly, and his work has been covered by media outlets ranging from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal to Fast Company and PC World.


Ph.D. Economics, Stanford University, 1989

B.A. Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 1983