Andrei Hagiu

Visiting Scholar

Andrei is an Associate Professor in the Strategy group at Harvard Business School. Andrei's research focuses on multi-sided platforms, which enable interactions between two or more distinct groups of customers, who value each other's participation (e.g. Airbnb, Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, PlayStation, Uber, etc.) He studies the business strategies used by multi-sided platforms across a wide range of industries: videogames, e-commerce, re-commerce, smartphones, shopping malls, intellectual property, payment systems, online TV services, financial software, etc. Andrei is using the insights derived from this research to advise companies in some of these industries. 

Andrei Hagiu In the News


05 Sep 2010
San Francisco Chronicle
06 Mar 2012
New York Times
01 Jul 2008
Bloomberg Businessweek
28 Mar 2007
Bloomberg Businessweek


28 Sep 2009


13 Oct 2008
Financial Times


25 Sep 2006
HBS Working Knowledge
13 Mar 2006
HBS Working Knowledge