Cristian Santesteban

Cristian Santesteban is Founder and CEO of RedPeak Economics Consulting, a boutique consulting firm specializing in antitrust issues in a broad range of industries for private and public sector clients. In addition to consulting, Santesteban is Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Economics, University of Washington (Seattle), where he teaches antitrust economics and policy in tech markets. He also taught microeconomic theory and antitrust economics in the Economics Department at Stanford University from 2012 – 2021. Santesteban has recently published articles on the effective use of interoperability as a competition remedy in social networking and on the ways Big Data endows Big Tech with market power. Finally, Santesteban was an economist focused on issues of competition and regulation at the Council of Economic Advisors during the Clinton Administration.

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