David Teece

David Teece
Executive Chairman
Berkeley Research Group

He is the Professor in Global Business and director of the Tusher Initiative for the Management of Intellectual Capital at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former member of the board of overseers for the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Teece has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and has held teaching and research positions at Stanford University and Oxford University. He has received nine honorary doctorates.

Dr. Teece has over thirty years of experience as an active consultant performing economic, business, and financial consulting services to businesses and governments around the world. He has worked on matters in industries ranging from music recording to DRAMS, software, lumber, and petroleum, and has testified in both federal and state court, before Congress, and before the Federal Trade Commission, as well as in several international jurisdictions.

He is the author of more than two hundred books and articles (visit Dr. Teece’s Google Scholar page), and is the coeditor of Industrial & Corporate Change (Oxford University Press). According to Science Watch (November/December 2005), he is the lead author on the most cited article in economics and business worldwide from 1995 to 2005. In 2020, he was ranked as the world’s most-cited scholar in the combined field of business and management in an analysis of science-wide author citations published in PLOS Biology, a peer-reviewed journal.

He has been recognized by Accenture as one of the world’s top-fifty business intellectuals and was named to the 2020 Thinkers50 Hall of Fame.  In addition, he is among the “A-List of Management Academics 2011,” an honorary group of thirty accomplished and distinguished US business professors. Dr. Teece was chairman and cofounder (1988-2007) and vice-chairman (2007-2009) of LECG.

Recent Events and Presentations

June 15, 2021

Watch the launch of ITIF's Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy in the Innovation Economy. An expert panel will respond to the presentation of an important new ITIF report outlining a set of guiding principles for “dynamic antitrust.”

June 4, 2021

ITIF and Competition Policy International hosted the seventh in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust,” in which Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’s director of antitrust and innovation policy, sits down with leading scholars and antitrust enforcers in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere to discuss the path forward in making antitrust a foundation for innovation.

March 26, 2020

ITIF held a webinar on March 26 exploring how competition authorities can better consider the productivity and competitiveness implications of antitrust policy, including in merger reviews.