Victor M Bennett
Associate Professor of Business Administration

I am a member of the Strategy area faculty at Duke‘s Fuqua School of Business.

During the 2016-2017 academic year I served as the Senior Economist for Technology and Competition Policy for the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

My recent research focuses on automation—both robotics and software—and implications for competition and jobs.

My work has been published in top journals including Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Strategy Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and has been covered in press outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Marketplace (APM), Quartz, Rolling Stone, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

I did my undergraduate degree at Stanford University with Honors thesis advised by Ken Arrow and my doctorate is from Berkeley‘s Haas School of Business. Before my graduate study, I worked at Google, where I received patents for technologies from detecting click fraud to music classification.

Currently, I teach the core course “Fundamentals of Strategy” at Fuqua. I’ve also taught courses in undergraduate and doctoral programs on strategy and statistical/empirical methods as well as executive capsule lessons at firms including Google.

I am also the administrator of the Manuel Bennett Art Trust, and an advisor to a few organizations including the the government of New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Previously, I was on the board of Zoo Labs, an accelerator in Oakland, CA working to help musicians turn their art into a business.

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