Derdenger is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy
at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and was the the Frank and Helen Risch Faculty
Professor in Business for AYs 2014-2016.
Professor Derdenger also coordinates the Technology Leadership Track
for Tepper MBA students who's interest lead them to employment in technology firms.
Prior to Carnegie Mellon, Tim earned
his Ph.D. in Economics from the
University of Southern California and a B.B.A. from The George
University. His research interests are divided into two areas: the
study of high-technology
and sports markets. Within these markets his research focuses on the
and strategy associated with a given product or product line. He has
publications in Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, Quantitative
Marketing and Economics, and Customer Needs and Solutions. He is also an avid golfer and a former four
collegiate golf scholarship recipient.