John Roberts

UNSW Scientia Professor of Marketing

School of Marketing - PhD, M.I.T. | MSc, M.I.T. | MCom, Melbourne | BA (Hons), Melbourne

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About John

John Roberts is a Professor of Marketing in the UNSW Australia Business School and a Fellow of the London Business School and Fudan University. He has extensive senior executive experience and the company that he founded, Marketing Insights, an Asian leader in strategic marketing consulting, is now a part of the world's largest marketing information company, A C Nielsen. John is winner of the American Marketing Association's John A. Howard Award, its William O'Dell Award, and its Advanced Research Techniques Best Paper Award. He has also been a Finalist in the John Little Award for the best paper in marketing science three times and the Gary Lilien Marketing Science Practice Prize three times.

John sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Forecasting, Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Australian Journal of Management. He has won the AGSM @ UNSW Business School Distinguished Teacher Award, the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Marketing Distinguished Educator Award, and been Runner Up in the London Business School EMBA Distinguished Teacher Award. John is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences, the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Marketing Institute, the Australian Market and Social Research Society, and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Marketing, as well as being a U.S. Harkness Fellow and a Fellow of the U.K. Twenty First Century Trust. John has recently been elected Vice President of Practice, Informs Marketing Science Society (ISMS) for a period of two years.

He has been a visiting professor at Stanford, M.I.T., the University of Hamburg, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. John has served on the Academic Advisory Boards of the Marketing Science Institute (based in Cambridge MA), the Chief Marketing Officers' Council (Menlo Park, CA), the Centre for Brand Management and Marketing (Hamburg), and AiMark (Tilburg), the Applied Economics Bulletin and Quantitative Abstracts in Marketing. He sits on the Australian Research Council's College of Experts.