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The IESE and NYU Stern faculty members who lead the program are experts in their respective fields. They reflect a wide range of nationalities and are noted for their outstanding teaching and research.
Paddy Miller is professor of Managing People in Organizations at IESE. His interests lie in the area of leadership and the management of change and recently have focused on the specific issues of leading change in multinational organizations. Dr. Miller's particular approach to these areas has been to take a longitudinal perspective to organizational change, sometimes over a period of as long as a decade. In line with these views, he has become extensively involved in management development issues in many organizations during the transition to globalization.
George David Smith is Clinical Professor of Economics and International Business at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business where he also serves as the Academic Director of its Langone (part-time) Program. He began teaching at NYU Stern in 1984 and joined its Economics faculty in 1988. He teaches courses in U.S. Economic and Business History, Global Perspectives on Enterprise Systems, Markets, Ethics and Law, and Entrepreneurial Leadership. He has been a faculty member of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and is a research associate of the Center for Japan-U.S. Business and Economic Studies.
Viral V. Acharya is the C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at NYU Stern. Professor Acharya joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Professor of Finance in September 2008. Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Acharya was a Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the Private Equity Institute at the London Business School, a Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research and an Academic Advisor to the Bank of England.
Edward I. Altman is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is the Director of Research in Credit and Debt Markets at the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions. Prior to serving in his present position, Professor Altman chaired the Stern School's MBA Program for 12 years. He has been a visiting Professor at the Hautes Etudes Commerciales and Universite de Paris-Dauphine in France, at the Pontificia Catolica Universidade in Rio de Janeiro, at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and CEMFI in Madrid. Dr. Altman was named to the Max L. Heine endowed professorship at Stern in 1988.
Professor Brenner's primary areas of research include derivative markets structure, option pricing, inflation expectations, auctions, market efficiency and liquidity. His articles have appeared in leading journals in finance and economics including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Monetary Economics. In 1986, he co-invented (with Prof. Galai) the volatility index based on the prices of traded index options and introduced the idea of volatility derivatives, an idea which was implemented 20 years later. He has written more than 60 scholarly articles in diverse areas in finance and economics. Read his full bio.
José Manuel Campa is Professor of Financial Management at IESE Business School and until recently served as the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs in Spain’s Ministry of Economy and Finance. As a former senior finance official in Spain and a distinguished academic economist, Dr. Jose Manuel Campa has a unique vantage point from which to view the European economy.
Antonio Dávila is professor of entrepreneurship and accounting and control. Furthermore, he is the head of IESE’s Department of Entrepreneurship. From 1999 to 2006, he was part of the faculty at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he still teaches periodically. Prof. Dávila is co-author of Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It (2006) and Performance Measurement and Management Control Systems to Implement Strategy (2000). He has also edited a third book, The Creative Enterprise (2007). He has contributed several book chapters and published various research articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting Organizations and Society, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research Policy, and Harvard Business Review.
Núria Mas is an associate professor of economics at IESE Business School, where she teaches the "Markets and Managers" course on the MBA program and the "Microeconomics" course in the Doctoral program. Before joining IESE Business School, Prof. Mas worked as an associate at Lehman Brothers International. Prof. Mas' research interests focus on the interaction between the public and the private sector, with an emphasis on the health care market. She also analyzes how hospitals and doctors respond to different incentive mechanisms.
Mike Rosenberg is Assistant Professor of strategic management at IESE Business School. He teaches long-term strategy, scenario planning and analysis of business problems in IESE's MBA, Global Executive MBA and executive education programs. Rosenberg's research is concerned with how long-term technological and socio-economic trends affect the business climate and has a particular interest in the potential of alternative energy sources to change the competitive dynamics of a number of industries, including the automotive sector.
Jan Simon teaches capital markets, investments, alternative investments and sports management in IESE's MBA program. Additionally, he is section head for international MBA students. Prof. Simon earned his MBA from IESE and his law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Belgium. He also holds a postgraduate degree in investment advice from EHSAL Brussels, Belgium, and his Ph.D. at the University of Essex, U.K. Before joining academe, Prof. Simon worked as executive director for Goldman Sachs, helping to set up the pan-European sales trading desk in London. Prior to that, he was vice-president and co-head of Salomon Brother's emerging markets trading desk in London.
Marti G. Subrahmanyam is the Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business in the Stern School of Business at New York University. Professor Subrahmanyam has published numerous articles and books in the area of corporate finance, capital markets and international finance. He has been a visiting professor at leading academic institutions around the world.
Josep Valor-Sabatier is professor of information systems and information technology and Associate Dean of Executive Education. He is a member of the IESE Executive Committee. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, and his Sc.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Josep teaches extensively at the senior executive level on Management Information Systems, Media Management, Management of Technology, and Strategy. In in-company training he has been involved in projects with leading organizations like the Telefonica, Ericsson, Vodafone, The World Bank, Santander, BBVA ,Oracle, Sony, Technicolor, Abbott, ING, BASF, KPMG, Henkel and 3i.
Pedro Videla is professor in the Department of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. and an MA in economics, both from the University of Chicago, and a commercial engineering degree in economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile. His areas of specialization include macroeconomics, international economies and emerging economies. As a consultant Prof. Videla has been involved in projects with institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, EU, the InterAmerican Development Bank, and USAID.
Ingo Walter is the Vice Dean of Faculty and a Seymour Milstein Professor of Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics at NYU Stern School of Business. He also serves as Director of the Stern Global Business Institute, an independent academic research center focusing on global economic and management issues. Professor Walter's principal areas of academic and consulting activity include international trade policy, international banking, environmental economics and economics of multinational corporate operations.
Professor Eric Weber is associate dean of IESE Business School and professor of accounting and control. He is a member of both the Executive Committee of IESE and the Harvard Business School - IESE Advisory Committee. He has formerly served as the associate dean for the MBA program, as the associate dean for Executive Education and Executive MBA Programs, and as the academic director for the Global Executive MBA program.
David L. Yermack is the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business. Professor Yermack teaches courses in corporate finance, restructuring firms and industries, and law and finance. His primary research areas include boards of directors, executive compensation, executive stock options, and law and finance. Professor Yermack has been published in many journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Law, Economics, and Organizations.