Joshua Gans

Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professor of Strategic Management, University of Toronto

Joshua Gans is a Professor of Strategic Management and holder of the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (with a cross appointment in the Department of Economics). Since 2013, he has also been Area Coordinator of Strategic Management. Gans is also Chief Economist of the University of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab. Gans holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and an honors degree in economics from the University of Queensland. In 2012, Gans was appointed as a Research Associate of the NBER in the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Since 2017, he has been Department Editor (Strategy) at Management Science. His latest book is Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence (published by Harvard Business Review Press).