Ilan Lobel is an Associate Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He grew up in Brazil and earned his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT in 2009.
Professor Lobel is interested in online marketplaces. He has collaborated with companies such as Google, IBM and Microsoft on topics related to online ad markets and social networks. He is also interested in the topic of ride-sharing. He is an associate editor for Operations Research and Management Science on the topics of market analytics, pricing and operations management. He has published widely on the topics of dynamic pricing and auction design, and is currently the chair-elect of the Revenue Management and Pricing academic society. He co-organizes a yearly conference called the Marketplace Innovation Workshop that focuses on topics such as market analytics and market design.