Michael Ostrovsky
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist

Michael Ostrovsky is an exceptional math prodigy and esteemed academic with a remarkable career marked by extraordinary achievements. He gained international recognition as a teenager by winning a gold medal with a perfect score at the International Math Olympiad. Michael pursued further academic success, earning a Ph.D. from Harvard University and later securing a tenured professorship at Stanford Graduate School of Business, collaborating alongside Nobel Prize Laureates. It was during this period that his groundbreaking work in auction theory, particularly in Internet Advertising and Generalized Second-Price Auctions, reshaped the field and earned him widespread acclaim.

As the Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Topsort, Michael Ostrovsky brings unparalleled expertise and visionary thinking to guide the company's innovative advancements. His profound understanding of economic principles and pioneering spirit continue to drive Topsort's success, positioning the company as a trailblazer in the industry. Michael's remarkable contributions to mathematics, economics, and technology have left an indelible mark on the world, while his visionary leadership at Topsort shapes the future of auction theory and drives industry-wide innovation.


How to Keep Making Money from Advertising While Being Compliant with Data Regulation

Meta has just been fined $1.3 billion for violating the European Union data protection rules. In this session, Michael Ostrovsky discusses the approaches marketplaces can take to increase their revenues while ensuring they are compliant with dataregulations.