Mike Lewis’s work focuses on the intersection of sports analytics and sports marketing. He studies issues ranging from player performance analytics to brand equity in sports. This approach makes Professor Lewis a unique expert on fandom as his work addresses the complete process from success on the field to success at the box office. Representative research topics include Competitive Balance, Generation Z Fandom, Performance Analytics, Salary Market Inefficiencies, Athlete Star Power, Esports, and Influencer Marketing. He also spends an excessive amount of time thinking about team names and mascots. His sports analytics content can be heard at the Fanalytics with Mike Lewis podcast.
The foundation for Professor Lewis’ work is a deep background in statistics and optimization. These tools provide a data-driven approach to measurement and decision-making. He has published work related to loyalty programs, customer lifetime value, and dynamic pricing in addition to sports topics. Professor Lewis is also the Faculty Director for the Emory Marketing Analytics Center.
Professor Lewis’ background includes a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and engineering degrees from the University of Illinois. He has published in outlets such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, the Journal of Marketing, and the New York Times.
He can be reached at email@example.com or www.fandomanalytics.com.
PhD in MarketingKellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
MBA in Marketing and FinanceGraduate School of Business, University of Chicago
MS in Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchCollege of Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana
BS in Industrial EngineeringCollege of Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana
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