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University of Oxford, D. Phil 1982
University of Oxford, MPHIL 1981
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), S.B. 1980
Mathematics & Economics

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Barry Nalebuff

Barry Nalebuff is Chairman of the Board and Co-founder of Honest Tea, as well as the Milton Steinbach Professor of Economics and Management at Yale School of Management.

An expert on game theory, Barry has written extensively on its application to business strategy. He is the co-author of Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life, the first popular book on game theory, and one used in classrooms worldwide. In his second book, Co-opetition, Nalebuff applies game theory to business strategy, with an emphasis on creating and capturing value. Problem solving and ingenuity is the topic of his third book Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big and Small and his most recent book is entitled The Art of Strategy.

A graduate of MIT, a Rhodes Scholar, and Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, Nalebuff earned his doctorate at Oxford University.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
AltSchool 8/2013Seed6
Ufora 4/2011Seed$3M7
Academic Earth 10/2008Angel1
Aardvark 1/2007Angel$750k2



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