Christian Catalini is the Fred Kayne (1960) Career Development Professor of Entrepreneurship, Assistant Professor TIES Group, at MIT's Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Christian’s main areas of interest are in the economics of innovation, entrepreneurship and scientific productivity.
Christian holds a PhD from the University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management), and MSc (summa cum laude) in Economics and Management of New Technologies from Bocconi University, Milan. In 2009-10 he was a visiting student at Harvard University. He has presented research at a variety of institutions including Harvard University, MIT, Yale University, London Business School, UC Berkeley, the US Treasury. In May 2014 he organized the first US roundtable on equity crowdfunding at MIT, which included representatives from the US Treasury, the US Office of Science and Technology Policy as well as numerous angel investors and VCs at the White House.