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Steven Platt

Steven Keith Platt

Adjunct Lecturer

Steven Keith Platt is the research director at the Retail Analytics Council and adjunct lecturer at Medill. He also is a director and research fellow at the Platt Retail Institute. 

 At the Boston University School of Law, Platt served as articles editor for the University's Journal of Tax Law. He has authored many studies about retail analytics and digital communication networks, and has published articles in journals including the American Bankers Association Journal, Digital Signage Quarterly, Extended Retail Solutions, Retail Information Systems News, the Retail Solutions Providers Association Magazine, and the Retail Navigator, among many others. He has been quoted in publications including Bloomberg, Business Week, Chain Store Age, the Chicago Tribune, DSN Retailing Today, Inc. Magazine, RFID Journal, Stores Magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, Time Magazine, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. He also has appeared as a guest analyst on the CBS Evening News and Early Show, ABC World News, and HD News, in addition to lecturing at conferences around the globe.