Kartik Hosanagar is the John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business and a Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Kartik’s research work focuses on the digital economy, in particular the impact of analytics and algorithms on consumers and society, Internet media, Internet marketing and e-commerce.
Kartik has been recognized as one of the world’s top 40 business professors under 40. He is a ten-time recipient of MBA or Undergraduate teaching excellence awards at the Wharton School. His research has received several best paper awards at conferences. Kartik cofounded and developed the core IP for Yodle Inc, a venture-backed firm that was acquired by Web.com for $342M. He is a cofounder of SmartyPal Inc. He has served on the advisory boards of Milo (acq. by eBay) and Monetate and is involved with other startups as either an investor or board member. His past consulting and executive education clients include Google, American Express, Citi and others. Kartik is a co-host of the SiriusXM show The Digital Hour which airs on Mondays at 5 pm ET on SiriusXM Channel 111.
Kartik graduated at the top of his class with a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and a Masters in Information Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS, Pilani), India, and he has an MPhil in Management Science and a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.
User experience designers and usability engineers – as well as regulations – are needed to make Web3 easier to use. Educational resources will also help.
The possibilities of AI to transform our lives raise many big ethical questions, but for the greater good they should not be allowed to stop its adoption.
Can India list itself alongside US and China as a start-up nation? The next few years will tell.
Professor Kartik Hosanagar investigates India's start-up ecosystem