The Team

Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Jeff Ely

Jeff Ely is the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Economics and Director of the Northwestern University Center for Economic Theory.

Photo Credit:  Mitya Ku

Sandeep Baliga

Sandeep Baliga is Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management and Director of the Initiative on Conflict and Cooperation at the Ford Center for Global Citizenship.


Aakash Shah

Aakash Shah is an entrepreneur, currently running 2 rapidly growing companies in the chemical industry.  Further, he serves as an investor and advisor to various media and technology companies. Aakash also has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in International Business and Marketing.


Shawn Sullivan @shawnksullivan

Shawn Sullivan is a sports business consultant and adjunct professor in the Manfred Steinfeld School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Roosevelt University in Chicago. Formerly, he served as director of sales and marketing in the athletic department at Northwestern University and assistant athletic director at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently the Director of Marketing and Promotions at Ball State.