Yuval Ariav is a founder and an investor who specializes in Fintech and AI with over 20 years of experience operating large, complex, cross-geo operations in both startup and corporate environments. He is the first investor in several breakout companies in the areas of financial technology, AI, and Deep Tech. Yuval is also the Founder of Fundbox, one of the fastest-growing Fintech startups to emerge in recent years, and was its founding CTO and the head of its operations office in Tel Aviv.
Professor Broadie currently teaches the elective courses Security Pricing: Models and Computation, Computational Finance, and Programming for Business Research. He is an Academic Advisory Board Member for the Program for Financial Studies. His research interests include the pricing of derivative securities, risk management and, more generally, quantitative methods for decision-making under uncertainty.
Bo Cowgill is an Assistant Professor at Columbia Business School, a research affiliate at CESifo, and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His elective, People Analytics and Strategy, won The Aspen Institute's 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Award. He was also named to Poets and Quants’ 2020 list of Best 40 Business School Professors Under 40.
Sharad Devarajan is a media entrepreneur, producer and creator. His most recent company, Graphic India, is the culmination of his lifelong dream to launch superheroes and genre stories that tap into the unique creativity and culture of India but appeal to audiences worldwide.
Salvatore Galatioto is the President and Founder of GSP. He has extensive experience working with professional sports teams in a financial capacity. Prior to forming GSP in 2005, he was Managing Director and head of Lehman Brothers’ Sports Advisory & Finance Group, which was founded upon his joining that firm in 2001. The Sports Advisory & Finance Group was responsible for all corporate financing and advisory functions related to the sports industry. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr.
Mattan Griffel is a recipient of the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence. Mattan is a two-time Y Combinator-backed entrepreneur and the Co-Founder of Ophelia, a company that helps people quit opioids without having to go to rehab.
Jared has led some of the world’s most innovative organizations. Currently, he is chief strategy officer of Snap, the parent company of Snapchat. He serves on the board of directors of SoulCycle. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and a member of the University of Chicago Law School Advisory Council.
Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise; Chair of the Marketing Division
Kinshuk Jerath is the Arthur F. Burns Chair of Free and Competitive Enterprise, Professor of Business in the Marketing division at Columbia Business School. He is also the Chair of the Marketing Division. His research is in technology-enabled marketing, primarily in online advertising, online and offline retailing, sales force management and customer management. His research has appeared in top-tier marketing and operations management journals, such as Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science and Operations Research.
Hardeep Johar received an M.A. in Economics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science and is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He received a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the Stern School of Business, New York University in 1994. Prior to joining Columbia, Johar has worked as a quantitative trader at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, at a tech startup (MSpoke), and has taught at NYU Stern School of Business and the Gabelli School of Business Fordham University.
Jeremy Kagan is a growth and innovation consultant, and advisor to corporations, startups and digital media companies. He is the former Managing Director of the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School, where he oversaw the entrepreneurial curriculum, student programs, the Lang venture capital fund, and the Columbia Startup Lab.
Professor Ran Kivetz is a tenured professor at Columbia University Business School, where he holds the Philip H. Geier endowed chair. Professor Kivetz is a leading expert in the areas of behavioral economics, decision-making, marketing, customer behavior, incentives, and innovation. His experience in these fields includes over twenty years of research, management, consulting, and teaching. His latest research explores political science and political psychology through the lens of behavioral economics and decision research.
Michael T. Fries Professor of Professional Practice of Media and Technology; Co-Director
Media and Technology Program
Professor Knee teaches Media Mergers and Acquisitions, co-teaches The Media Industries: Public Policy and Business Strategy with Professor Tim Wu of Columbia Law School, and co-teaches Digital Investing with Adjunct Professor Jeremy Philips. He also serves as co-director of the Media & Technology Program with Professor Sarvary. Professor Knee is a Senior Advisor at Evercore Partners. Before joining Evercore as a Senior Managing Director in 2003, Professor Knee was a Managing Director and Co-head of Morgan Stanley's Media Group.
Malia Mason teaches the Negotiations elective and co-directs the Women in Leadership Executive Education program at Columbia Business School. In addition to training Columbia graduates, she has brought her expertise to a variety of sectors including financial services, media, tech, telecom, and the arts, providing valuable consulting and training to employees at numerous firms.
Michael Mauskapf is an Assistant Professor of Management at Columbia Business School, where he studies the dynamics of creativity, innovation, and success in cultural markets, especially the music industry. His research has been published in the American Sociological Review, Academy of Management Review, and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and it has been featured in a number of popular press outlets, including ABC News, BBC News, The Economist, New York Post, NPR, and Quartz. Michael is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.
Jarrod is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and President of United Entertainment Group.
A seventeen-year veteran of creating brand deals in the entertainment industry, many industry colleagues as well as educators, cite Jarrod's work as the cornerstone of the branded-entertainment industry-- bridging the gap between Madison Avenue and Hollywood.
Special Research Scholar in the Faculty of Business
Columbia Institute for Tele-Information
Professor of Economics and Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility, emeritus. Director of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, a research center focusing on management and policy issues in telecommunications, internet, and electronic mass media. Served as Public Services Commissioner of New York State. Appointed by the White House to the President’s IT Advisory Committee. Also taught at Columbia Law School, Princeton University’s Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School, and the Swiss universities of St. Gallen and Fribourg.
Andrea Prat is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. After receiving his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1997, he taught at Tilburg University and the London School of Economics. He joined Columbia in 2012.
Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility
Jonah E. Rockoff is Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility at the Columbia Graduate School of Business and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Rockoff's interests center on the finance and management of public schools. His most recent research focuses on systems for hiring new teachers, the effects of No Child Left Behind on students and schools, the impact of removing school desegregation orders, and how primary school teachers affect students' outcomes in early adulthood. He received his Ph.D.
Miklos Sarvary is the Carson Family Professor of Business and the faculty lead for the Media and Technology Program at Columbia Business School. Miklos' broad research agenda focuses on media and information marketing. His most recent papers study ad blocking, online marketplace design and content bundling on social media. Previously, he worked on user-generated content, online/mobile advertising and media and telecommunications competition.
Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business
Center on Global Brand Leadership
Professor Schmitt is Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business at Columbia Business School. He researches, teaches, and advises corporations on branding, innovation, creative strategy, and customer experience.
Professor Seave is a Principal of Quantum Media, the New York City based consulting firm focused on marketing and strategic planning for media and entertainment companies as well as nonprofits. As a Quantum Media principal, she has led numerous consulting engagements since 1998 and has provided senior-level management consulting services to many companies in a broad range of assignments.
Gary Winnick and Martin Granoff Associate Professor of Business
Andrey Simonov is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Columbia Business School. His research covers various topics related to the marketing and economics of media products, such as measuring advertising effectiveness, media persuasion, product design, and competition in media and digital product markets. Andrey’s papers have been published in top academic journals including Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, and Journal of Political Economy, and have received multiple awards and grants.
A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business
Senior Vice Dean for Curriculum and Programs
Professor Tetlock's research interests include behavioral finance, asset pricing, and prediction markets. One area of his research examines how firms' stock market prices respond to the content of news stories. His 2007 Journal of Finance study on the impact of negative words, such as "flaw" and "ruin", won the Smith-Breeden Prize for the best article in asset pricing. His research has been featured in popular press outlets such as Business Week, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Lambert Family Associate Professor of Social Enterprise in the Faculty of Business
Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise
Tamer Center for Social Enterprise
Dan Wang is Lambert Family Associate Professor of Business and (by courtesy) Sociology at Columbia Business School, where he is also the Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise. His research examines how social networks drive social and economic transformation through the analysis of global migration, social movements, organizational innovation, and entrepreneurship. He teaches the core MBA Strategy Formulation course, an elective MBA course on Technology Strategy, a PhD seminar on Organizational Theory.