Ilya Segal is the Roy and Betty Anderson Professor in the Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University and Professor by courtesy in the Graduate School of Business. His research is in microeconomic theory and industrial organization, particularly in the design of auctions and allocation mechanisms, property rights and investments, and multilateral contracting. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and has been a Sloan Research Fellow and a Guggenheim Fellow. In 2008, he received the 2008 Compass-Lexecon prize for the most significant contribution to the understanding and implementation of competition policy. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.