Dr. John Horn
Ph.D., Harvard University
John Horn works as a consultant in the strategy practice of a global
management consulting firm in Washington, DC. He focuses on applying economic
fundamentals to strategic business tools and frameworks for clients in multiple
geographies and industries. His particular areas of focus have been applied game
theory (e.g., wargaming) and behavioral economics (e.g., debiasing strategic
John has published on strategy in the Harvard Business Review, been a guest
lecturer on strategy at the Helsinki School of Economics, presented at the
Strategic Management Society Conference and been a featured presenter at the
Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference.
John’s previous work experience included assisting major U.S. financial
institutions with fair lending compliance as a consultant with Ernst & Young LLP
and working as an economic consultant with The Brattle Group, where he
specialized in litigation support for economic expert testimony, including
anti-trust and patent infringement cases. He also worked for a major U.S.
electric utility in monitoring a pilot time-of-day rate program, which involved
analyzing several hundred thousand customers on a monthly basis. John also
assisted on three transportation industry reports: testimony on railroad merger
guidelines filed before the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, an economic
impact study of open skies agreements for the European Commission and a similar
study for the Netherlands of the effects of open skies on Schiphol airport.
John has a PhD in economics from Harvard University, where he also received a
Masters degree in economics. The major focus of his dissertation was the effect
of import competition on U.S. labor union membership. He earned a Bachelors
degree, majoring in economics, from the University of Michigan.