Jeffrey L. Furman

Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation at Boston University

Jeff Furmanis an Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation at Boston University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research addresses issues in innovation, science policy, and the strategic management of science-based firms. His research has been published in a range of academic journals, including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Research Policy, and Nature. He co-organizes the NBER’s Productivity Seminar series and recently completed separate terms as a member of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management’s BPS and TIM Divisions and a six-year term as Academic Director of the Undergraduate Program at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Furman earned his Ph.D. in Management at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He completed his Bachelors’ studies at the University of Pennsylvania, including a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Psychology. In between, he studied managerial economics at the Free University of Berlin on a Fulbright Scholarship and worked in health policy consulting in Washington DC.