Andrew K. Rose

Andrew K. Rose is the B.T. Rocca Jr. Professor of International Business in the Economic Analysis and Policy Group, Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (based in Cambridge, MA), a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research…

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Benoît Leleux

Benoît Leleux is the Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne, Switzerland where he directs entrepreneurship and innovation related programs. He was director of Research and Development and Director of the MBA Program. Previously he was Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and Director of the…

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Colin Lawrence

Dr. Colin Lawrence is a Senior Banking Advisor, Board Member & Financial Risk / Regulatory Specialist, and an expert in challenging & advising on critical risk strategies for major global financial institutions. He has held global positions at companies such as UBS, Republic National Bank of New York, Barclays Bank, and IBM Global Business Services….

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Frans van Loef

Frans van Loef is a Partner at Bolster, an international boutique consultancy firm specialized in strategy execution and transformation. He is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience as a driving force behind strategy execution, business growth, and profitability for international companies. Frans has an entrepreneurial background with 2 MBO experiences (CVC Capital as…

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Hersh Shefrin

Hersh Shefrin is the Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University. He is one of the pioneers in the behavioral approach to economics and finance. The January 2001 issue of CFO magazine listed him among the academic stars of finance. A 2003 article in the American Economic Review listed him as one of the top fifteen…

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Ingemar Dierickx

Ingemar Dierickx was Professor of Negotiation Analysis at INSEAD for nearly twenty-five years and subsequently joined The Moscow School of Management (Skolkovo) until 2010.  Prior to joining INSEAD, he worked at the Division of Research, Harvard Business School and with Professor Schelling (2005 Nobel laureate, Economics) at Harvard University. His research on Negotiation Analysis and…

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Jim Wahlen

Jim Wahlen is Professor of Accounting, Chair of the Accounting Department, and the James R. Hodge Chair of Excellence at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. His teaching and research interests focus on financial accounting and the capital markets. Professor Wahlen has co-authored a textbook on financial statement analysis and valuation, titled Financial Reporting…

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Karel Cool

Karel Cool is a Professor of Strategic Management and the BP Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness at INSEAD. His research, teaching, and consulting focus on problems of industry dynamics and competitive strategy (e.g., competitive positioning; assessment of profit opportunities in markets; strategic supply chain dynamics and management; eco-system leadership; vertical integration and de-integration; industry overcapacity;…

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Kevin Kaiser

Kevin Kaiser is Senior Director of the Alternative Investments Initiative and Adjunct Full Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was Professor of Management Practice and on the finance faculty at INSEAD from 1992 until 2017. Kevin’s research has focused on private equity, corporate restructuring and financial distress, more recently oriented…

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Klaas de Vries

Klaas de Vries is a partner at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. As a corporate/M&A specialist, Klaas is the trusted adviser to a number of listed companies, large multinationals and private equity firms on a wide range of issues, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate law, corporate governance and listing rules in the…

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Ludovic Phalippou

Ludovic Phalippou is Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and works as an advisor to Blackrock Investment Institute, acting as Global Head of Private Market Research. He authored the best-selling book Private Equity Laid Bare in 2017 and was named as one of “The 40 Most Outstanding Business School Profs Under…

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Luisa Alemany

Luisa Alemany is currently a Visiting Professor at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She is an Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at ESADE Business School in Spain. Her main areas of interest are Valuation, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Business Angels, and Corporate Finance in general. She holds a degree in Economics and…

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Marwan Sinaceur

Marwan Sinaceur received his PhD in Business Administration (Organizational Behavior) from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. He is currently Professor at ESSEC Business School in Paris. Previously, he was a Professor at INSEAD teaching there for thirteen years. While at INSEAD, Marwan taught on influence and leadership in the MBA, the Executive MBA, and…

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Massimo Massa

Massimo Massa is the Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and a Professor of Finance at INSEAD. He has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MA and a PhD in Financial Economics from Yale University. He is a CPA and an Auditor and has previously worked in the Bank of Italy. Professor…

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Matti Suominen

Matti Suominen is a Professor of Finance at the Aalto University School of Business in Helsinki. From 1997 until 2006 he was a Professor of Finance at INSEAD. Matti has previously worked as an Engagement Manager at the European Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey & Co. In addition, for several years he was involved with…

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Paolo Fulghieri

Paolo Fulghieri is a Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, USA. Paolo Fulghieri is actively conducting research in corporate finance and in its interactions with investment and commercial banking. As a result of his research activity, he has published several papers in leading finance journals, such as:…

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Pierre Hillion

Pierre Hillion is the de Picciotto Chair at INSEAD in Alternative Investments and Visiting Professor at UCLA and CalTech. He received his MBA from Ecole HEC, holds a DEA from the Université Paris-Dauphine and a PhD from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Pierre’s research interests lie in the areas of empirical tests…

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Raghavendra Rau

Raghu Rau is the Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at the Cambridge Judge Business School. He is also a founder and director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN). His research interests include empirical corporate finance, information economics, behavioral finance, and game theory. Raghu’s papers focus…

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Ralph Walkling

Ralph Walkling holds the Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance and is Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Governance at the LeBow College at Drexel University where he is also Professor of Finance. He is Past President of the Financial Management Association, an international organization of over 7,500 academics and practitioners from over…

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Russell Walker

Russell Walker, PhD is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. Dr. Walker has expertise in Big Data and Analytics, Risk Management, and International Business Strategy. He has developed and taught leading executive programs and MBA classes on Big Data and Analytics, Strategic Data-Driven Marketing, Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, and Global Leadership. Russell founded…

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Susan Hansen

Susan has worked in financial services since 1980. She is a Chartered Accountant (Australia and South Africa) and teaches several short courses for The University of Auckland Business School. She has worked for a ‘Big Four’ Accounting firm for eight years in Cape Town and London, and spent five years with a Wall Street Investment Bank. Before establishing a…

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