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Kevin Werbach

Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics

Research Interests: digital convergence, internet policy, gamification, telecommunications regulation, online learning innovations

Links: CV, Personal Website, Kevin Werbach (@kwerb) on Twitter


JD, Harvard University, 1994; BA, University of California at Berkeley, 1991

Recent Consulting

World Bank (2014-15). Advising on use of gamification in massive open online courses.

Marriott and Franklin Covey (2014). Developing gamification system for employee motivation.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (2013). Analysis of the future of broadband networks.

Federal Communications Commission (2009-10). Advising on broadband, open Internet, and open government policies.

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2004-present

Other Positions

Founder, Supernova Group, 2002-present; Editor, Release 1.0, 1998-2002; Counsel for New Technology Policy, Federal Communications Commission, 1994-1998

Professional Leadership 2008-2013

Director, TPRC Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, 2003-2009; Fellow, Global Institute for Communications (GLOCOM), 2002-present; Editorial Board, Info: The Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunications, Information and Media, 2010-present; International Editorial Board, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, 2006-present; Editorial Board, Journal of Information Policy, 2010-present; Faculty Affiliate, Penn Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition, 2010-present; Faculty Affiliate, Wharton Public Policy Initiative, 2013-present

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership 2008-2013

FCC Review Co-Lead, Obama-Biden Transition Project, 2008-09; Director, Public Knowledge, 2011-present; Advisory Council, Institute for the Future, 2012-present; Advisory Board, Genesys Angelbridge Fund, 2000-2009