Tristan Botelho is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management and a Faculty Affiliate of the Program on Entrepreneurship and the Computation and Society Initiative.
Professor Botelho’s primary research uses evaluation processes in market and organizational settings to better understand questions related to bias, careers, entrepreneurship, and strategy. In recent work, he focuses on how failure in high-tech startups affects founders and their employees' subsequent careers. In other work, he aims to understand the mechanisms responsible for gender and racial bias in evaluations and the economic effects of this bias in competitive markets. This research most frequently draws on data that he collects through collaborations with technology-focused startups, and he uses a diverse set of methodologies, including field experiments. Professor Botelho's research has appeared in leading academic journals, has been covered by various media outlets, and has been recognized by several awards.
Before joining Yale, Professor Botelho earned his masters and doctorate from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his bachelor's degree from Providence College.
- PhD, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2017
- SM, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2015
- BS & BA, Providence College, 2007
- Winner, Best Entrepreneurship Paper Award, Academy of Management, 2020
- Best 40 Under 40 Professors, Poets & Quants, 2020
- Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2020
- Finalist, Best Paper Award, Strategic Management Society, 2019
- Winner, INFORMS Technology, Innovation, Management, and Entrepreneurship Best Dissertation Award, 2018
- Runner-up, Mark Granovetter Best Article Prize, 2018
- Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2017
- Runner-up, MIT Sloan School of Management Doctoral Thesis Prize, 2017
- Winner, INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, 2016
- Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2015
- Best Student Paper Award, Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, 2015