Dr. Felipe Thomaz is the Associate Professor of Marketing at The University of Oxford Said Business School. Felipe's research focuses on empirically modelling marketing strategy issues. Currently, this research is leading to the incorporation of social networks into the understanding of black markets (digital or otherwise) and strategies developed to stunt their growth and proliferation. His research additionally involves questions of social networks’ impact on brand and firm performance, the behavior of consumers in digital marketplaces and interactive marketing channels, as well as the development of managerial metrics that rely on abundant and timely social media data. This research on social media, digital markets, and strategic firm and brand networks includes publications in the Journal of Marketing and Journal of Service Research.