Michael D. Smith (economist)
Michael D. Smith is a Professor of Information Technology and Marketing at the H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University with joint-appointment at the Tepper School of Business. Michael Smith is known for his research on the Long tail phenomenon.
Smith received his Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2000, his Masters of Science in Telecommunications Science and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1996 and 1991 respectively. Prior to receiving his PhD Smith worked for GTE and was a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton.