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Kevin Werbach is an associate professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. His work examines the intersection of business, policy, and emerging technologies in areas such as broadband, blockchain, and big data. Werbach co-led the review of the Federal Communications Commission for the Obama Administration’s Presidential Transition Team in 2008, and served as an expert advisor to both the FCC and the U.S. Department of Commerce on broadband issues. He founded the Supernova Group, a technology conference and consulting firm, and is the co-author of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business. Over 350,000 students worldwide have enrolled in his massive open online course on gamification, and he was named Wharton’s first-ever “Iron Prof” in 2010 for his research on applying game design principles to business. Earlier in his career, he served as editor of Release 1.0: Esther Dyson’s Monthly Report, and as Counsel for New Technology Policy at the FCC during the Clinton Administration.



The Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania


Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics

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