Xiao LEI
Prof. Xiao LEI
Innovation and Information Management
Assistant Professor

3917 1033

KK 817

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • PhD in Operations Research, Columbia University

Xiao Lei is an assistant professor at HKU Business School. He received his doctoral degree in Operations Research at Columbia University. His research interests include online marketplaces, revenue management and pricing, and social operations management. His work has been awarded INFORMS Service Science Best Student Paper Award and CSAMSE Best Paper Award. In the summer of 2020, he worked as a data science intern at Activision Blizzard.

Research Interest
  • Online marketplaces
  • Revenue management and pricing
  • Social operations management
Selected Publications
  • Cohen, Maxime C., Adam N. Elmachtoub, and Xiao Lei. “Price discrimination with fairness constraints.” Management Science (2022).
  • Chen, Ningyuan, Adam N. Elmachtoub, Michael L. Hamilton, and Xiao Lei. “Loot box pricing and design.” Management Science 67, no. 8 (2021): 4809-4825.
Awards and Honours
  • Finalist, Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award, 2021
  • First Place, IBM Best Student Paper Award (INFORMS Service Science), 2019