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Greenstein Named Kellogg Chair in Information Technology

Professor serves as editor for multiple academic journals

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September 1, 2011 | by Jasmine Rangel

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Shane Greenstein, professor of management and strategy in the Kellogg School of Management, has been named the Kellogg Chair in Information Technology.

Greenstein is co-director of the program on the economics of digitization at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and business/economics section of the Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery. He also writes reviews for a wide assortment of major journals in economics and information science and for a wide assortment of organizations. He co-chaired the conference on Standards and Public Policy in 2005.

The focus of Greenstein’s research is the business economics of computing, communications and Internet infrastructure. He has written on various topics in this area, including the adoption of client-server systems, the growth of commercial Internet access networks, the industrial economics of platforms and changes in communications policy.

Greenstein joined the Kellogg faculty in 2001. He was chair of the management and strategy department from 2002 to 2005.