Ray Weaver is a marketing educator and leader with a wide range of experience in practice, consulting, and academics. He co-founded the experiential retail concepts Muse Paintbar and Skeleton Key Entertainment and has invested in and advised many other businesses.

Before this, Professor Weaver was a marketing faculty member at Harvard Business School. His research interests include consumer decision-making and methods in marketing analytics.

Professor Weaver is also an experienced technology executive. He was the first marketing employee and product manager at Akamai, helping grow the company from pre-revenue to IPO in its first full year. He has also worked at Intel, where he was part of the team that launched the now-ubiquitous Bluetooth technology; and Deloitte's technology consulting practice.


  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • BS Computer Science, BS Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis