Cristian Santesteban

Cristian founded RedPeak in 2010 after working at Compass Lexecon (and its predecessors) for almost a decade. In his career, Cristian has worked on some of the most important mergers and antitrust cases of the last two decades, involving firms such as AT&T, Intel, and Comcast. His experience in litigation consulting spans both defense and plaintiff cases and a broad range of antitrust issues, including monopolization, class certification, price fixing, mergers, and damages. He has particular industry expertise in digital platforms, financial markets, semiconductors, media, telecom, biomedical products, food products, commodities, among others. Cristian has testified as expert witness in price fixing, class certification, and monopolization matters. Cristian has led teams in proceedings in U.S. Federal and State courts, as well as administrative agencies in the U.S., Europe and New Zealand. He also performs economic analysis for private sector clients not involved in litigation. He has worked with firms in valuing their client portfolios, consulted on pricing strategies, and contributed his analytical and statistical skills for business strategy. Cristian has been Lecturer in Economics at Stanford University since 2012 and now also teaches Antitrust Economics at the University of Washington in Seattle. Prior to Stanford and the UW, he taught microeconomics, game theory, and industrial organization at UC Berkeley, where he was a Lecturer Teaching Fellow. Cristian also worked in the Clinton White House as a Staff Economist in the Council of Economics Advisers. In that role, he was responsible for industrial organization, regulation, and technology issues. Cristian holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford, a Maîtrise in Economics from Université de Paris - Nanterre, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from UT Austin. He loves cities as well as mountains, especially red peaks.

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