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Ehsan Valavi

Post-Doctoral Associate

Ehsan is a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT Sloan’s initiative on the digital economy. His research interest is at the interface of digitization, strategy, and operations management. He is currently studying the growth of digital firms and the challenges they face in various business areas. AT MIT, he mainly focuses on studying emerging blockchain-based technologies. Continuing his Ph.D. research, he also studies the scalability of Artificial Intelligence (AI) based solutions and the value of data for digital firms.

Ehsan received his Ph.D. in Technology and Operations Management from Harvard Business School. He completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) at the University of Tehran and has a master’s degree in communication systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL). He also holds another master’s degree in Decision, Risk, and Operations Management from Columbia Business School.

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