Professor of the Graduate School | Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital
Business & Public Policy
International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property
David J. Teece is an economist and an authority on matters of industrial organization, technological change, and innovation, particularly as it relates to antitrust and competition policy and intellectual property. He is the Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business and Director of the Tusher Center on Intellectual Capital at Berkeley Haas, and a member of the board of overseers for the faculty of arts and sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Teece has a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and has held teaching and research positions at Stanford University and Oxford University. He has received eight honorary doctorates.
Teece has over 30 years of experience as an active consultant performing economic, business, and financial consulting services to businesses and governments around the world. He has worked on matters in industries ranging from music recording to DRAMS, software, lumber, and petroleum, and has testified in both federal and state court, before Congress, and before the Federal Trade Commission, as well as in several international jurisdictions.
He is the author of more than 200 books and articles, and is the Co-editor of Industrial & Corporate Change (Oxford University Press). According to Science Watch (November/December 2005), he is the lead author on the most cited article in economics and business worldwide from 1995 to 2005. He is also one of the Top 10 cited scholars for the last decade and has been recognized by Accenture as one of the world’s top-50 business intellectuals. Teece is Chairman and Principal Executive Officer of Berkeley Research Group and was chairman and co-founder of LECG from 1988-2007 and vice-chairman from 2007 to 2009.
Expertise and Research Interests
- Competitive Performance of Firms in the Global Marketplace
- Intellectual Capital Management
- Intellectual Property
- Antitrust Policy
- Technology and Intellectual Property
- Strategy Management
- Corporate Governance
- Product and Process Development
- Human Capital
- Dynamic Capabilities
- David J. Teece, Neil M. Kay, and Sohvi Leih. The role of emergence in dynamic capabilities: a restatement of the framework and some possibilities for future research. Industrial and Corporate Change.
- David J. Teece. Dynamic capabilities as (workable) management systems theory. Journal of Management and Organization.
- David J. Teece. Business Models and Dynamic Capabilities. Long Range Planning.
- David J. Teece, Edward F. Sherry, and Peter C. Grindley. On the “non-discrimination” aspect of FRAND licensing: A response to the Indian Competition Commission’s recent orders. IIMB Management Review.
- David J. Teece. A Capability Theory of the Firm: An Economics & (Strategic) Management Perspective. New Zealand Economic Papers (NZEP).
- David J. Teece and Greg Linden. Business Models, Value Capture, and the Digital Enterprise. Journal of Organizational Design,.
- J. Gregory Sidak, David J. Teece. Innovation Spillovers and the ‘Dirt Road’ Fallacy: The Intellectual Bankruptcy of Banning Optional transactions for Enhanced Delivery over the Internet. Journal of Competition Law & Economics.
- David J. Teece. Forward Integration and Innovation: Transaction Costs and Beyond. Journal of Retailing.
- David J. Teece. Business Models, Business Strategy and Innovation. Long Range Planning.
- David J. Teece, Christos N. Pitelis. Cross-border Market Co-creation, Dynamic Capabilities and the Entrepreneurial Theory of the Multinational Enterprise. Industrial & Corporate Change.
- Valery S. Katkalo, Christos N. Pitelis, David J. Teece. Introduction: on the Nature and Scope of Dynamic Capabilities. Industrial & Corporate Change.
- Dave J. Teece. Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management: Organizing for Innovation and Growth. Oxford University Press.
At Haas since 1982
2015 – present, Faculty Director, Tusher Center for the Management of Intellectual Capital
2012 – 2015, Faculty Director, Institute for Business Innovation
2009 – present, Director, Center for Global Strategy and Governance
2007 – present, Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business
1994 – 2009, Director, Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization (IMIO), UC Berkeley 2007 – 2008, Thomas W. Tusher Chair in Global Business
1989 – 2007, Mitsubishi Bank Chair in International Business and Finance
1983 – 1994, Director, Center for Research in Management (CRM), University of California, Berkeley
1989, Visiting Fellow, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, and Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
1978 – 1982, Associate Professor of Business Economics, Stanford University
1978 – 1979, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
1975 – 1978, Assistant Professor of Business Economics, Stanford University
- Co-editor and co-founder, Industrial and Corporate Change (Oxford University Press)
- Member, American Economic Association, Licensing Executives Society, Council on Foreign Relations, International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Benjamin Franklin Society
- Chairman, Berkeley Research Group
Edinburgh Business School, UK
EBS Business School, Germany
Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
University of Calgary, Canada
Herbert Simon Award
World’s Top 50 Living Business Intellectuals
Recognized by Accenture
Winner of the 2003 Best Paper Prize Award
Awarded by the Strategic Management Journal for the paper: “Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management.”
Viipuri International Prize in Strategic (Technology) Management and Business Economics
Awarded in Strategic (Technology) Management and Business Economics
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
St. Petersburg State University, Russia
One of Top 10 most cited scholars worldwide in economics and buisness
Listed by Science Watch
1995 – 2005
- Democracies Must Coordinate Industrial Policies to Rebuild Economic Security, Issues in Science & Technology, 04/14/2022
- From hierarchies to markets and partially back again in electricity: responding to decarbonization and security of supply goals, Cambridge University Press, 06/15/2021
- The balancing act, Moneyweb, 06/08/2021
- Institute for Technology and Innovation Foundation Panelists Defend Big Tech Against Antitrust Charges, Broadband Breakfast, 06/07/2021
- It’s important to do the right things instead of doing things right, G7 (Hungarian), 03/27/2021
- Rebooting Digital Market Power, Corporate Policy International, 12/14/2020
- Corporations Must Do Their Part to Preserve Democracy, The New York Times, 10/05/2020
- 5G in robotics to help humankind, la Repubblica, 10/01/2020
- The switch to 5G wireless could shut down SOS buttons in millions of cars, Los Angeles Times, 09/24/2020
- Oliver Williamson, 87, Dies; Nobel Laureate Studied Organizations, The New York Times, 05/27/2020
- Tomorrow is good: successful entrepreneurship in a meter-and-a-half economy, Innovation Origins, 05/16/2020
- Reforming Antitrust for Global Competitiveness, Competitive Enterprise Institute, 03/27/2020
- Despite the controversy, plenty of smaller tech startups work with ICE, Fast Company, 10/04/2019
- Scottish Scene: Economists’ declaration for ethics and democracy puts China to shame, The Times, 07/07/2019
- Economists sign historic declaration on Smith principles, Daily Business, 07/03/2019
- Management of Innovation and Change: Knowledge, Intellectual Capital and Competitive Advantage, MBA 290I.1
- Technology Dynamics and Firm Strategy, PhD BA279C