Arun Sundararajan

author "The Sharing Economy"

Arun Sundararajan is professor and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow at New York University’s Stern School of Business, where his research topics include the sharing economy and the future of work. He is also the author of The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism.

As the world shifts from traditional organizations to digitally enabled markets and communities, Sundararajan is helping corporations and governments prepare for and thrive through the transformation. His scholarship has been recognized by seven Best Paper awards, two Google Faculty awards, an Axiom Best Business Books Award, and a Thnkers50 Radar Thinker Award. He has testified before numerous governing bodies, including the U.S. Congress, U.S. Department of Labor, the National Economic Council, and the European Parliament. Sundararajan is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Technology, Values and Policy, and is an advisor to organizations that include the National Academy of Science, the National League of Cities, the Royal Society for the Arts, and the Center for Global Enterprise. 

Sundararajan is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and the University of Rochester, where he received his masters and doctoral degrees.