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Rob Salomon Dean, Stern at NYU Abu Dhabi

Rob Salomon

Dean, Stern at NYUAD
Professor of International Management, NYU Stern School of Business
NEC Faculty Fellow, NYU Stern School of Business

Email rms220@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Strategy and International Business, NYU Stern School of Business
  • MPhil, Strategy and International Business, NYU Stern School of Business
  • BBA, Finance, University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Research areas

  • International Expansion and Governance
  • Foreign Entry and Location Decisions
  • Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer
  • International Trade
  • Globalization

Robert Salomon is the Dean of Stern at NYUAD. In addition to his deanship, he is also Professor of International Management and NEC Faculty Fellow of International Management at the NYU Stern School of Business. He held previous appointments as a Visiting Professor at the IESE Business School in Spain, and as an Assistant Professor at the USC Marshall School of Business.

Robert is an award-winning scholar and educator who has been teaching and conducting research on globalization and global strategy for nearly 20 years. He has been recognized as an outstanding educator and has received more than 10 commendations for “Excellence in Teaching” at NYU Stern. He was nominated for NYU Stern Professor of the Year, awarded the NYU Stern Faculty Leadership Award, and was named a NYU Stern Faculty Scholar in recognition of his outstanding teaching and dedication to student mentorship. He was named a “Favorite Business School Professor” in Poets and Quants and has been described in The Wall Street Journal as an educator who provides “brilliant distilled advice on business strategy.”

In addition to being a leading educator, Robert is also an award-winning management researcher. In 2019, the Academy of International Business awarded him the Silver Medal for exceptional intellectual contributions to the field of international business. He received the Emerald Citations of Excellence Award in 2015. He won the 2006 IABS Best Article Award, the 2003 Haynes Best Paper Prize, the 2003 William H. Newman Award, and the 2002 Barry M. Richman Prize. He was nominated for the Richard N. Farmer Award; was a finalist for the Gunnar Hedlund Medal; and was runner-up in the 2001 INFORMS Dissertation Competition. His research articles have been nominated four times for Best Paper at the Academy of Management meetings. Members of the International Division of the Academy of Management recognized him as a “Thought Leader” in 2013, and again in 2019.

Jemima A. Frimpong Associate Dean of Programs

Jemima A. Frimpong

Associate Dean of Programs, Stern at NYUAD
Associate Professor, Stern at NYUAD
Program Head of Business, Organizations and Society, NYU Abu Dhabi
Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society, NYU Abu Dhabi
Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, NYU Abu Dhabi

Email jafrimpong@nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Managerial Science and Health Care, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • MSc, Management, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • MPH, Health Administration and Policy, University of Arizona
  • BS, Public Health, Rutgers University
  • BA, English Literature, Rutgers University

Research areas

  • Adoption of Innovation
  • Decision Making
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Organizational Behavior

Jemima A. Frimpong is Associate Dean of Programs and Associate Professor of Management at NYU Stern School of Business at NYU Abu Dhabi. She is also Program Head and Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Jemima’s research examines organizational structures and processes, and the interaction of these factors on performance and performance improvement. She has worked extensively on several new strategies to accelerate the adoption of innovations in healthcare organizations, especially in programs that provide substance use disorder treatment services. She has also studied how decision-making processes and related attributes of managers in healthcare organizations affect access and quality of services.

Prior to joining NYUAD, Jemima was Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the Carey Business School (Johns Hopkins University), and Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health (Columbia University). She has taught courses including Strategic Management, Corporate Strategy, Management Capstone, and Managerial and Organizational Behavior.

Jemima has received multiple distinguished grants and awards for her research and teaching. She has served as principal investigator on several major grants from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), and from philanthropic organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Doris Duke Foundation. She has also received the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence at the Carey Business School, and the Atlantic Alliance Fellowship for Public Health research from Columbia University (in collaboration with École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique in France and the University of Granada Andalusian School of Public Health in Spain). In addition to her academic leadership roles, Jemima has relevant industry expertise in the public and private sectors: she was a business analyst with United Health Group and a systems analyst with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jemima received her B.S. in Public Health and a B.A. in English Literature from Rutgers University. She earned an MPH in Health Administration and Policy from University of Arizona as well as a M.S. in Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Jemima holds her Ph.D. in Managerial Science and Health Care from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Timmons Associate Dean of Faculty

Jeffrey Timmons

Associate Professor of Management, Stern at NYUAD

Email jft3@nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Political Science, University of California San Diego
  • MSc, Economic History, London School of Economics
  • BA, Government, Dartmouth College

Research areas

  • Business and Politics
  • Public Finance
  • Economic Development
  • Labor Markets
  • Inequality

Jeffrey Timmons is Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean of Faculty at NYU Stern School of Business at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Jeffrey joined NYU Abu Dhabi in 2015 as a Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science before his appointment to Stern at NYUAD in 2023. He teaches courses in business, politics and society, and international politics. Jeffrey’s research engages a variety of political economy topics, notably the relationships between firms and politicians, public finance (taxes/spending), and economic development.

Over the past eight years, Jeffrey has held a number of management and faculty leadership posts at NYUAD, including Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs for Social Science, Political Science Program Head, and Chair of the Faculty Governance Committee. He was also the architect of NYUAD’s Business, Organizations and Society major.

Before coming to NYUAD, Jeffrey worked as an Associate Professor of Strategy at IE Business School in Spain, a Professor of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and a Visiting Assistant Professor and Global Fellow at UCLA. He has received multiple awards, including Best Professor of the International MBA Program at IE Business School, the Best Dissertation Award from the Western Political Science Association, a Fulbright Fellowship, and the Jean Fort Award from the University of California San Diego.

Jeffrey has served as an external consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Andean Development Bank (CAF), and Harstad Strategic Research (polling for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign). Before graduate school, he worked as a journalist in Venezuela, writing about politics and economics for the Economist Intelligence Unit. In addition to the UAE, Jeffrey has lived in the United States, Mexico, Venezuela, the UK, Brazil, and Spain.

NYU Stern School of Business Faculty

Adam Brandenburger Professor,

Adam Brandenburger

J.P. Valles Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Email adam.brandenburger@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Economics, University of Cambridge
  • MPhil, Economics (with Distinction), Trinity College, University of Cambridge
  • BA, Natural Sciences and Economics, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge

Research areas

  • Game Theory
  • Information Theory
  • Business Strategy

Adam Brandenburger holds appointments at New York University as J.P. Valles Professor at the Stern School of Business, Distinguished Professor at the Tandon School of Engineering, Faculty Director of the NYU Shanghai Program on Creativity + Innovation, and Global Network Professor. He was a professor at Harvard Business School from 1987 to 2002. He received his B.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge. Adam researches in the areas of game theory, information theory, and business strategy.

Bruce Buchanan Professor of Business Ethics

Bruce Buchanan

C.W. Nichols Professor of Business Ethics, NYU Stern School of Business
Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business

Email bsb2@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Business Economics, Columbia University
  • BSEE, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research areas

  • Advertising Substantiation
  • Business Ethics and Policy
  • Marketing Strategy and Implementation
  • Corporate Governance

Bruce Buchanan is C. W. Nichols Professor of Business Ethics and Professor of Marketing. Since 1993 he has served as the Director of the Business & Society Program, which delivers courses in Professional Responsibility, Ethical Leadership, Business Law, Corporate Governance, and CSR in all Stern degree programs.

Professor Buchanan has taught at NYU Stern for 30 years. His fields of interest include standards of truth in advertising and business, professional ethics, and corporate governance. His publications have appeared in Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Psychometrika, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Harvard Business Review and other journals.

Rohit Deo Chair of the Department of Technology, Operations, and Statistics, Distinguished Service Professor of Business and Professor of Statistics

Rohit Deo

Chair, Department of Technology, Operations, and Statistics, NYU Stern School of Business
Distinguished Service Professor of Business and Professor of Statistics, NYU Stern School of Business
Director, NYU Stern-NYU Shanghai Programs, NYU Stern School of Business

Email rsd1@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Statistics, Iowa State University
  • MS, Statistics, University of Poona
  • BS, Statistics, Fergusson College

Rohit Deo is Chair of the Department of Technology, Operations, and Statistics, Distinguished Service Professor of Business and Professor of Statistics at the New York University Stern School of Business. He is also the Director of the NYU Stern-NYU Shanghai Programs. From 2012-2018, Professor Deo served as Vice Dean of the Undergraduate College of the Stern School of Business.

Professor Deo is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (2007-2009), the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (2003-2006), and The American Statistician (2009-2012). He teaches courses in data analysis, machine learning, and forecasting time series.

Professor Deo has been with NYU Stern for more than 20 years. His primary research areas include econometric models, stochastic volatility, and time series analysis, and he has been published in many journals including the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics and Biometrika.

Naomi Diamant Academic Director, EMBA Programs

Naomi Diamant

Academic Director, EMBA Programs, NYU Stern School of Business
Assistant Dean, NYU Stern Executive Programs, NYU Stern School of Business
Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communications, NYU Stern School of Business

Email nd21@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
  • MA, English, Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel
  • BA, English, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Naomi Diamant joined New York University Stern School of Business in January 2012 as Deputy Dean for TRIUM, Assistant Dean of NYU Stern Global Degree Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communications. She oversees academic planning and delivery for NYU Stern’s global programs, and teaches courses in business communication. Prior to joining Stern, Professor Diamant served as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at New York University.

Professor Diamant received her B.A. in English from the University of Cape Town, South Africa; her M.A. in English from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel; and her Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University.

Alex Dontoh Professor of Accounting

Alex Dontoh

Professor of Accounting, NYU Stern School of Business

Email ad3@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Accounting, New York University
  • MBA, Accounting/Finance, California, Berkeley

Research areas

  • Analytical Issues in Demand and Supply of Accounting Information
  • Capital Market Research

Alex Dontoh is a Professor of Accounting at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is the Director of the Master of Science in Accounting program. Professor Dontoh holds a Ph.D. from New York University, an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.Sc. in Business administration from the University of Ghana.

Professor Dontoh’s research focuses on analytical aspects of the economics of information. He has investigated a number of analytical and empirical issues in accounting related to effects of mandated and discretionary accounting disclosures, their effects on managerial decision making, and on firm market value. Professor Dontoh has published a number of articles in a wide range of journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies and other leading research journals in accounting. He is a member of several academic associations.

Professor Dontoh teaches Managerial and Financial Accounting mostly in the undergraduate program at the Stern School. As the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Accounting, he is responsible for overseeing development of the undergraduate curriculum in accounting which has been consistently rated in top 10 accounting programs in the country.

Sinziana Dorobantu Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

Sinziana Dorobantu

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business

Email spd3@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Political Science, Duke University
  • MA, Economics, Duke University
  • BA, International Relations Communications, American University, Bulgaria

Research areas

  • Stakeholder Relations and Engagement Strategies
  • International Expansion and Governance
  • Business-government Relations

Sinziana Dorobantu joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2012.

Professor Dorobantu’s research interests span the areas of international business, strategic management and political economy. Her research addresses questions relating to multinational firms’ stakeholder engagement strategies and the international expansion of state-owned and private firms in infrastructure industries. In two recent papers, she showed the financial value of positive relationships formed by corporate entities with various stakeholders including political representatives, local communities and non-governmental organizations.

Prior to joining Stern, Professor Dorobantu was a Senior Fellow and Lecturer at The Wharton School and the Lauder Institute at University of Pennsylvania, and a consultant at the International Finance Corporation.

Professor Dorobantu received a B.A. in International Relations and Communications from the American University in Bulgaria. She earned an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University.

JP Eggers Professor of Management and Organizations

JP Eggers

Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business
Vice Dean, MBA & Graduate Programs, NYU Stern School of Business
Catherine & Peter Kellner Professor of Entrepreneurship, NYU Stern School of Business

Email je44@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Management, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Management, Goizueta Business School at Emory University
  • BA, History, Amherst College

Research areas

  • Technological Change
  • Decision-making under Uncertainty
  • New Product Development

J.P. Eggers joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2008. Professor Eggers teaches the core M.B.A. strategy class and a strategy capstone elective.

Professor Eggers’s research interests focus on technological change, decision-making under uncertainty and new product development. Specifically, he studies the challenges faced by managers and executives in making good decisions and addressing new opportunities in emerging technologies. His recent work examines firms that backed the wrong technology during the emergence of the flat panel display industry and the role that managerial cognition played in determining the course of organizational action during the early years of the fiber optics industry.

Prior to his academic career, Professor Eggers was a strategy consultant with two firms, Kurt Salmon Associates and Viant, Inc., both of which specialize in product development strategy and new technology projects for firms ranging from Nordstrom to NASCAR and from Coca-Cola to YKK Zippers. He also worked as a political consultant on congressional, senatorial and gubernatorial campaigns across the United States.

Professor Eggers received his B.A. in History from Amherst College, his M.B.A. in Management from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and his Ph.D. in Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Joseph Foudy Clinical Full Professor of Economics

Joseph Foudy

Clinical Full Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business
Distinguished Teaching Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Email jf92@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Management, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Management, Goizueta Business School at Emory University
  • BA, History, Amherst College

Research areas

  • Varieties of Capitalism
  • Corporate Governance
  • Globalization of Institutions & Markets
  • Comparative Labor Relations
  • Politics of Financial Deregulation

A winner of the 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award, Joseph Foudy joined NYU Stern School of Business in 2006 and is a Clinical Full Professor of Economics. Professor Foudy has extensive teaching experience, working on Stern’s core courses on macro/international economics and global business as well as electives covering Asian economics and management, economic thought and globalization. He is interviewed regularly on business, economic and international issues and has appeared on CNN, Fox, PBS and NPR as well as many international and New York City television outlets. He has also been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and other international and domestic newspapers and magazines. His research interests focus on the impact of globalization on national systems, the political economy of financial and accounting regulation and comparative corporate governance. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Cornell University in 2004.

Anindya Ghose Heinz Riehl Professor of Business

Anindya Ghose

Heinz Riehl Professor of Business, NYU Stern School of Business
Professor of Technology, Operations, & Statistics and Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business
Academic Director, MS in Business Analytics Program, NYU Stern School of Business
Co-Director, MS in Business Analytics Capstone Program, NYU Stern School of Business

Email ag122@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS, Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MBA, Finance, Marketing & Systems, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
  • BTech (with honors), Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, REC, Jalandhar, India

Research areas

  • Digital Advertising and Marketing
  • Data Privacy
  • Antitrust in Tech Industries
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Platforms
  • Mobile Economy
  • Electronic Commerce

Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Technology and Marketing at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business where he holds a joint appointment in the TOPS and Marketing departments. He is the author of TAP: Unlocking The Mobile Economy which is a double winner in the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into five languages (Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Japanese and Taiwanese). He is the Director of the Masters of Business Analytics Program at NYU Stern. He is a Leonard Stern Faculty Scholar with an MBA scholarship (the Ghose Scholarship) named after him. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Wharton School of Business. In 2014, he was named by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide and by Analytics Week as one the “Top 200 Thought Leaders in Big Data and Business Analytics”.

He is the youngest recipient of the prestigious INFORMS ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, given to recognize individuals who (i) have made outstanding intellectual contributions to the discipline with publications that have made a significant impact on theory, research, and practice and (ii) intellectual stewardship of the field as reflected in the mentoring of doctoral students and young researchers. In 2017 he was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the Top Management Thinkers globally most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led in the next generation. Thinkers50 also bestowed the Distinguished Achievement Award Nomination for ‘Digital Thinking’ in 2017. In 2019, he was recognized by Web of Science citation Index in the top 1% of researchers selected for their significant influence in their fields over a 10 year period (2008-2018). In 2020, he was recognized by the INFORMS Information Systems Society (ISS) with the inaugural Practical Impacts Award. This award honors business school academics who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and sustained impact on the industry by deeply influencing practitioners, managers, executives, and policy makers using their academic research. In 2022, he became the youngest recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from IIM Calcutta in its 58 year history. He received the AIS Fellow Award in 2022. This award is given to scholars who have made significant global contributions to the discipline in terms of research, teaching and service. His rise from assistant to full professor in 8.5 years at NYU Stern is widely regarded as one of the fastest in the history of several disciplines in business schools globally.

He has consulted in various capacities for Alibaba, Apple, Berkeley Corporation, CBS, Dataxu, DFS Group, Facebook, Google, HR Ratings Mexico, Marico India, Microsoft, NBC Universal, OneVest, Samsung, Showtime, Snapchat, TD Bank, Tinder, Verizon, Yahoo, 1-800-Contacts, and 3TI World, and collaborated with Adobe, Alibaba, China Mobile, Google, IBM, Indiegogo, Iqiyi, Microsoft, Recobell, Telefonica, Travelocity, Via, and many other leading firms on realizing business value from IT investments, internet marketing, business analytics, mobile marketing, digital analytics, social media, and other areas. He serves or has served as an Advisor to start-ups in the US, India, Hong Kong, Netherlands, South Korea, Singapore, and China including Revenue Roll, Lucidity, Adrealm, Leverage Edu, Netcore, Co-FoundersLab, Ibus Networks, ZeroWeb, and EywaMedia amongst others. He is a Council Board Member of the All India Gaming Federation.

He has provided expert testimony in multiple trials and depositions. He has experience in securities, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, trademark and copyright infringement, valuation, and merger appraisal cases. He has provided expert deposition or trial testimony in several high profile litigation matters, including the Tinder vs. Match valuation lawsuit, the Facebook IPO matter, the Verizon-AOL merger appraisal matter, the Federal Trade Commission’s anti-trust case against 1-800-Contacts, the Snapchat patent violation case against Vaporstream, the counterfeit goods case against Amazon, the Yahoo privacy breach matter, and the interactive music streaming royalty rate case between Apple, Amazon, Google, Spotify, and the Copyright Royalty Board and the District of Columbia vs Facebook privacy matter. He is affiliated as a Scientific Expert with Compass Lexecon.

He has published more than 115 papers in premier scientific journals and peer reviewed conferences, and has given more than 300 talks internationally. He is a frequent keynote speaker in executive gatherings and thought leading events globally. His research has received 27 best paper awards and nominations. He is a winner of the NSF CAREER award and has been awarded 16 grants from Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Marketing Science Institute, and several other corporations. His research analyzes the economic consequences of the Internet on industries and markets transformed by its shared technology infrastructure. He has worked on digital platforms, product reviews, reputation and rating systems, digital marketing, data privacy trade-offs, digital advertising, wearable technologies, mobile commerce, mobile advertising, crowdfunding, and online markets.

He has been interviewed and his research has been profiled numerous times in the BBC, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, China Daily, The Economist, The Economic Times, Financial Times, Fox News, Forbes, The Guardian, Knowledge@Wharton, Korean Broadcasting News Company, Los Angeles Times, Marketplace Radio, MSNBC, National Public Radio, NBC, Newsweek, New York Times, New York Daily, NHK Japan Broadcasting, Quartz, Reuters, Time Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Xinhua, and elsewhere. He teaches courses on social media, digital marketing, business analytics and IT strategy at the undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, MSBA, and Executive Education level in various parts of the world including the US, India, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Europe.

He has served on the Research Council of the Wharton Customer Analytics Institute, and is a faculty affiliate with the Marketing Science Institute. He has served as an Associate Editor of Management Science and a Senior Editor of Information Systems Research and is currently serving as a Department Editor of Management Science. He has a B. Tech in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Punjab, and an M.B.A in Finance, Marketing and Systems from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

Minah Jung Associate Professor of Marketing

Minah Jung

Associate Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business

Email minah.jung@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA, NYU Stern School of Business
  • BA, Economics, University of Chicago

Research areas

  • Consumer Judgment and Decision-Making
  • Persuasion
  • Consumer Social Preferences

Visit minahjung.stern.nyu.edu for Professor Jung’s C.V. and more information about her research.

Minah Jung joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Marketing in July 2015.

Professor Jung studies consumers’ judgment and decision-making, persuasion and consumer social preferences. Her recent research investigated consumers’ prosocial behavior in large-scale field experiments in collaboration with a number of for-and non-profit companies.

Professor Jung is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

She received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and her M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Anat Lechner Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations

Anat Lechner

Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business

Email al74@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Rutgers University
  • MBA, Rutgers University
  • BS, Tel-Aviv University

Research areas

  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Managing Change

Anat Lechner is a Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at NYU Stern. Professor Lechner earned her Ph.D. in Organization Management from Rutgers University in 2000. She is also the recipient of the GE Teaching Excellence award.

Professor Lechner’s research focuses on how organizations can best structure to develop innovation capabilities and outcomes. Her research encompasses various areas including the effective leverage of multidisciplinary teams, leading adaptive change, and the development of workplace environments supportive of creativity and innovation.

Her current work looks at the complexities of managing high performance cross-functional teams, and the ways by which physical workplace environments enable organization members to cope with uncertainty, change, and the demand for increased innovativeness.

Professor Lechner is also involved in Management Consulting and Senior Executive Action Learning. A former Research Fellow at McKinsey & Co. and the founder of a boutique management consulting firm, her client list includes Fortune 500 firms in the Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Energy, Food, High Tech and Retail industries.

Professor Lechner’s teaching portfolio includes a great variety of organization management courses including Managing Change, Managing High Performing Teams, Managing Organizations, Collaboration, and Strategy in the undergraduate, M.B.A., and Executive M.B.A. programs at the Stern School.

Sonia Marciano, Professor of Management and Organizations

Sonia Marciano

Clinical Full Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business

Email sdm6@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Business Economics and Industrial Organization, University of Chicago
  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BA, University of Chicago

Sonia Marciano has been a Clinical Professor at the Stern School of Management since July, 2007. She teaches in Stern’s full time, part time, and executive MBA programs, as well as in the undergraduate college. She is Stern’s academic director for TRIUM – a joint executive MBA program that includes Stern, LSE and HEC. Marciano was a recipient of the 2022 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award, which is conferred to up to 6 faculty selected from more than three thousand across the 20+ schools that comprise New York University. The award is based on input from current students, alumni, and colleagues. She has taught MBA and executive MBA courses at Booth, Kellogg, Wharton and Yale. Professor Marciano has won several teaching awards for distinction in teaching, most recently for best professor in Yale and Stern’s Executive MBA programs.

Prior to joining Stern full time, she was at the Columbia Business School and prior to Columbia, she spent 2.5 years at Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (ISC), where she developed content for the Institute’s Microeconomics of Competitiveness course which she co-taught with Professor Michael E. Porter. Before HBS, Professor Marciano spent eight years as a Clinical Professor of Management and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, while also lecturing at the University of Chicago. Marciano has authored several HBS cases and co-authored the book Kellogg on Strategy, with Professor David Dranove. She has worked in consulting, insurance and banking prior to earning her PhD.

Marciano received her BA, MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago.

Alexi Savov Professor of Finance

Alexi Savov

Marcus Nadler Professor of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business

Email as5552@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • MBA, Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • BA, Mathematics and Economics, Washington University in St. Louis

Research areas

  • Asset Pricing

Alexi Savov is the Marcus Nadler Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business. He is a Research Associate in Asset Pricing at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Professor Savov’s research focuses on the transmission of monetary policy through financial markets and institutions. His work highlights the important role bank deposits play in the financial system, how they provide safety and liquidity to households, and how they enable firms and mortgage borrowers to obtain long-term credit. Professor Savov’s work has been published in leading academic journals such as The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Journal of Finance, and The Journal of Financial Economics. His papers have received several prizes including the 2022 Journal of Finance Brattle Group Prize Distinguished Paper, the 2018 Journal of Finance Amundi Pioneer Prize Distinguished Paper, and the 2011 Journal of Finance Smith-Breeden Prize Distinguished Paper.

Professor Savov earned his Ph.D. in Finance and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated with summa cum laude honors.

Arun Sundararajan Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics

Arun Sundararajan

Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship, NYU Stern School of Business
Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics, NYU Stern School of Business
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor, Entrepreneurship, NYU Stern School of Business

Email arun@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Rochester
  • MS, Management Science, University of Rochester
  • BTech, Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras

Research areas

  • Web3 and NFTs
  • Platform Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • The Sharing Economy
  • The Future of Work
  • Antitrust in Tech Industries
  • Platform Regulation and Governance
  • Network Effects
  • Computational Social Science
  • Intellectual Property and Digital Piracy

Arun Sundararajan is the Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics at New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business, and an affiliated faculty member at many of NYU’s interdisciplinary research centers, including the Center for Data Science. His best-selling and award-winning book, “The Sharing Economy,” was published by the MIT Press in 2016, and has been translated into Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Vietnamese.

Professor Sundararajan’s research studies how digital technologies transform business, government and civil society. His current focus is on the governance of generative artificial intelligence (AI), platform and AI-enabled change, antitrust policy in tech, the future of capitalism, and the digital future of work. He has published over 50 scientific papers in peer-reviewed academic journals and conferences, and over 40 op-eds in outlets that include The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Wired, Le Monde, Bloomberg View, Fortune, Entrepreneur, The Economic Times, Harvard Business Review and Quartz. His scholarship has been recognized by seven Best Paper awards, two Google Faculty awards, an Axiom Best Business Books Award, and a Thinkers50 Radar Thinker Award. He has given hundreds of keynote, plenary and invited talks at industry, government and academic forums internationally. Watch his 2016 Davos panel. He has provided expert input about the digital economy as testimony to the United States Congress, the European Parliament, the United Nations, federal government agencies that include the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Economic Council, the Federal Reserve Banks of New York, San Francisco and Atlanta, the US Department of Labor and the White House, and numerous state and city legislative bodies. He is a widely sought-after commentator by top media platforms. Keep up with his latest views and opinions.

Arun has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils on Technology, Values and Policy and the New Economic Agenda. He is an advisor to numerous organizations that include the National Academy of Science, the Carnegie Council, the City of New York, the City of Seoul, Walmart Corporation, Rally Rd., the Female Founders Fund, the Internet Society of China, OuiShare, Samasource, the National League of Cities, and the Royal Society for the Arts. He works with tech companies on issues of strategy, litigation and regulation, and with non-tech companies trying to understand how to forecast and address changes induced by digital technologies. He teaches in executive education programs in the U.S., Europe and Asia about artificial intelligence, platform strategy, the future of work and network science. He teaches full-time MBA students about hi-tech entrepreneurship, undergraduates about networks, crowds and markets, and doctoral students about digital economics. He is an occasional angel investor.

Alison Taylor clinical associate professor

Alison Taylor

Clinical Associate Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Email ajt10@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • MA, Organizational Psychology, Columbia University
  • MA, International Relations, University of Chicago
  • BA, Modern History, Oxford University

Research areas

  • Anti-corruption
  • Business Ethics
  • Social Impact
  • Sustainability Strategy

Alison Taylor is a clinical associate professor at NYU Stern School of Business, and the executive director at Ethical Systems. Her previous work experience includes being a Managing Director at non-profit business network BSR and a Senior Managing Director at Control Risks. She holds advisory roles at VentureESG, sustainability non-profit BSR, Pictet Group, and Zai Lab, and is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Good Governance. She has expertise in strategy, sustainability, political and social risk, culture and behavior, human rights, ethics and compliance, stakeholder engagement, anti corruption and professional responsibility. Her book Higher Ground: How Business Can do the Right Thing in a Turbulent World will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in February 2024. Alison received her Bachelor of Arts in Modern History from Balliol College, Oxford University, her MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Ingo Walter Professor Emeritus of Finance

Ingo Walter

Professor Emeritus of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business

Email iw1@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Economics, New York University
  • MS, Business/Economics, Lehigh University
  • BA in Economics, Lehigh University

Research areas

  • The Global Financial Services Industry
  • Global Investment
  • Trade and Monetary Issues
  • Corporate Governance
  • Conducts and Ethics

Ingo Walter has been on the faculty at New York University since 1970. From 1971 to 1979 he was Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and subsequently served a number of terms as Chair of International Business and Chair of Finance. Subsequently he served as Director of the New York University Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions from 1990 to 2003 and Director of the Stern Global Business Institute from 2003 to 2006 and the Stern Infrastructure Finance Initiative from 2017 to 2020. He served as Dean of the Faculty of the Stern School from 2008 to 2012.

He has had visiting professorial appointments at the Free University of Berlin, University of Mannheim, University of Zurich, University of Basel, the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore, IESE in Spain, University of Western Australia and various other academic and research institutions. He also held a joint appointment as Professor of International Management at INSEAD in France and Singapore from 1986 to 2005, and remains a Visiting Professor there.

His current areas of academic activity include international financial intermediation and banking and infrastructure finance. He has published papers in many of the professional journals in international economics and finance, and is the author, co-author or editor of 28 books, most recently Bridging the Gaps: Public Pension Funds and Infrastructure Finance (London: 2019).

He has served as a consultant to various corporations, banks, government agencies and international institutions, and has held a number of board memberships.

Tensie Whelan Clinical Professor of Business and Society

Tensie Whelan

Clinical Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern School of Business
Director, Center for Sustainable Business, NYU Stern School of Business

Email hhw2013@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • MA, International Communication, American University
  • BA, Political Science, New York University

Research areas

  • ESG Investing
  • Sustainable Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Ecofriendly Tourism

Tensie Whelan (NYU ‘80), Clinical Professor for Business and Society, is the Director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, where she is bringing her 25 years of experience working on local, national and international sustainability issues to engage businesses in proactive and innovative mainstreaming of sustainability.

As President of the Rainforest Alliance, she built the organization from a $4.5 million to $50 million budget, transforming the engagement of business with sustainability, recruiting 5,000 companies in more than 60 countries to work with Rainforest Alliance. She transformed the Rainforest Alliance into an internationally recognized and credible brand. Her previous work included serving as Executive Director of the New York League of Conservation Voters, Vice President of the National Audubon Society, Managing Editor of Ambio, a journal of the Swedish Academy of Sciences, and a journalist in Latin America.

Tensie has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics and was a Citi Fellow in Leadership and Ethics at NYU Stern. She has served on numerous nonprofit boards and currently serves on the advisory boards of ALO Advisors, Buzz on Earth, Edelman, Giant Ventures, Inherent Group and Nespresso. She was most recently appointed to the board of Emerald SPAC, and is an Advisor to the Future Economy Project for Harvard Business Review. Tensie holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.A. from American University, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Owner President Management (OPM) Program. She was awarded the Stern Faculty Excellence Award in 2020.

Russell Winer Professor of Marketing

Russell Winer

William H. Joyce Professor of Marketing, ​​NYU Stern School of Business
Deputy Chair, Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business

Email rsw5@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS, Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BA, Economics, Union College

Research areas

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Consumer Choice Models
  • Psychological Aspects of Price
  • Use of Information Technology in Marketing

Russell S. Winer is the William Joyce Professor of Marketing and Deputy Chair of the Department of Marketing at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He received a B.A. in Economics from Union College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He has been on the faculties of Columbia and Vanderbilt universities and the University of California at Berkeley. He has written three books, Marketing Management, Analysis for Marketing Planning and Product Management, a research monograph, Pricing, and has co-edited The History of Marketing Science and The Routledge Companion to Strategic Marketing. He has authored over 80 papers in marketing on a variety of topics including consumer choice, marketing research methodology, marketing planning, advertising, and pricing. Professor Winer has served two terms as the editor of the Journal of Marketing Research, is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Interactive Marketing, has been a Senior Editor for Marketing Science and the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and is currently the co-editor of Marketing Letters. He is a past Executive Director of the Marketing Science Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Professor Winer is a founding Fellow of both the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science and the American Marketing Association and is the 2011 recipient of the American Marketing Association/Irwin/McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator award.

Jiawei Zhang Professor in Business and Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences

Jiawei Zhang

Professor of Technology, Operations, and Statistics, NYU Stern School of Business
Michael Armellino Professor in Business, NYU Stern School of Business

Email jz31@stern.nyu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University
  • MS, Operations Research, Tsinghua University, China
  • BS, Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, China

Research areas

  • Business Analytics and Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Robust Optimization
  • Health Care Operations
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Pricing and Revenue Management

Jiawei Zhang is the Michael Armellino Professor in Business and Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He joined NYU Stern’s Operations Management Group in September 2004. He serves as the academic director of the Master of Science in Data Analytics & Business Computing program.

Professor Zhang’s primary research interests include business analytics and optimization, machine learning, supply chain and inventory management, pricing and revenue management, and health care operations. His publications have appeared in Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, Manufacturing and Service Operations, Operations Research, SIAM Journal on Computing,, etc.

Professor Zhang received Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and his Master of Science degree in Operations Research from Tsinghua University, China, and his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.


*The above faculty list is a sample list and may be subject to slight changes for each intake.