Matthew Dell Orfano is a Senior member at Discovery Capital, focusing globally on multiple sectors, thematic trade construction, and special situations, in addition to managing their data efforts. He is responsible for individual positions and the internal thematically driven portfolio, which assimilates bottoms-up analysis and macro thematic from over 55 countries into actionable insights.
Pauline Lam teaches Financial Accounting at Columbia University. Her broad research interests include ESG, financial statement analysis, standard setting, and auditing. She is currently a visiting scholar at NYU Stern working on post-doctorate publications, in particular, the credibility of ESG commitments and the nature of the projects funded by green bonds. The green bond research project currently receives funding from NYU Stern. Other ESG research includes regulatory impacts related to ESG practices.
Edward Li teaches the MBA course -- Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation at Columbia University. Besides his appointment at CBS, he is Associate Professor of Accounting and area coordinator for Ph.D. program at the Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York (CUNY). His research interests include financial market regulation and enforcement, equity analyst, and corporate disclosures. He has published papers in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting & Economics, and Management Science.
Benjamin Segal is an associate professor of accounting. He received his PhD in accounting from the Stern School of Business at NYU. In addition, he received an MBA in finance, a BA in economics and an LLB in law from Tel-Aviv University. Professor Segal directed and taught in executive, MFIN and MBA programs at INSEAD France and Singapore, as well as the University of California, Davis, and at NYU. His teaching interests include financial reporting and the analysis of financial information.
Professor Igor Vaysman is an award-winning teacher and an expert in performance evaluation, information-system design, and transfer pricing.
He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and has taught at the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Texas at Austin; the University of Chicago; INSEAD; NYU; and Columbia University. He is currently a professor at the Zicklin School of Business at the City University of New York where he teaches in the MBA and MS programs; he also teaches in Columbia University’s Global EMBA program.