Prof. Sidhartha (Sid) Das, School of Business, George Mason University
Prof. Sidhartha (Sid) Das is a teaching and research faculty member in the Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) area at the School of Business, George Mason University. Prof. Das has taught in the MBA, Executive MBA, MS in Technology Management, and the undergraduate business programs. These include courses in Operations Management, Managerial Statistics, Project Management, and Quality Management. He has received awards for Teaching Excellence at Mason and other universities.
His current research interests are primarily in Technology and Innovation Strategies, Project Management, Management of Service Operations, and Entrepreneurship Processes in Technology Services Organizations. Prof. Das has a Ph.D. in Business Administration, MBA, and BS and MS in Engineering.
Dr Richard Germain, Challenge for Excellence Chair in Supply Chain Management, University of Louisville
Richard Germain completed an undergraduate degree in business from Concordia University in 1981 (Montreal, Canada), an MBA degree from McGill University in 1986 (Montreal, Canada), and a Ph.D. in Marketing from Michigan State University in 1989 (East Lansing, Michigan). He currently holds the position of Challenge for Excellence Chair in Supply Chain Management (University of Louisville). He has served in various administrative capacities including the head of a center, the head of an academic department, and as an Associate Dean of Graduate Programs. He has published more than 60 refereed journal articles appearing in leading publications including the Journal of Marketing Research, Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of International Business Studies.
Greg Filbeck, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CIPM, FDP, PRM, Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management, Penn State Behrend
Greg Filbeck, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CIPM, FDP, PRM holds the Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management at Penn State Behrend and serves as Director of the Black School of Business. Before joining the Faculty at Penn State Behrend in 2006, he served as Senior Vice President of Kaplan Schweser from 1999 to 2006 where he was in charge of all content and curriculum. He also held academic appointments at Miami University (Ohio) and the University of Toledo, where he also served as the Associate Director of the Center for Family Business.
Professor Filbeck has authored or edited 16 books and published more than 110 refereed academic journal articles appearing in the Financial Analysts Journal, Financial Review, and Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting among others. He has conducted training for Goldman Sachs and the New York Society of Security Analysts as well as numerous public, online, and video-based programs. He currently serves as a Presidents Council Representative for the Eastern US. He also served as President of the CFA Society Pittsburgh from 2014 to 2018 and was the President of the CFA Society Toledo from 1998 to 1999. He was President of the Southern Finance Association from 2015-2016.
Jim Campasano, Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance, Northeastern University
Jim Campasano is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance at Northeastern University where his research focuses on the term structure of volatility and option pricing. The ELC is borne from Jim’s 20 years of derivatives trading, modelling and portfolio management experience across all asset classes. Dr. Campasano graduated from Harvard University, cum laude, with a degree in Economics, received a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has advised hedge funds, family offices, technology companies and fintech companies.
Eric Marrs, Professor of Accounting, Southern Methodist University
Eric Marrs is a Professor of Accounting at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He is a CFA charter holder with a degree in Finance from the W.P. Carey School at Arizona State and an MBA from the Cox School at SMU. In addition to teaching, Eric also consults on due diligence matters related to business and asset acquisitions and has conducted multiple forensic accounting investigations.
Liz Ghini Molisk, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas in Austin
Liz Ghini Moliski, PhD, is a full-time lecturer in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin where she teaches in the IROM department. Before joining the faculty at UT Austin McCombs, she was an assistant professor at Concordia University in Austin, Texas. Over the course of her university teaching career, she has taught all manner of quantitative business courses, including Financial Accounting, Finance, and Statistics, to both undergraduate and MBA students. She has always encouraged students to use software for calculations whenever possible and this is evident in her introduction to finance, which encourages spreadsheet use.
Liz holds a BS in Math from Stanford University, an MS in Computer Science from University of Louisville, and an MBA and a PhD from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In between her undergraduate and graduate degrees, Liz worked as a computer programmer at Apple Computer in Cupertino and an investment banking intern at Barclays Capital in London. During graduate school, she taught and wrote test prep curriculum for the GMAT and GRE for Manhattan Prep.
Sudipta Dasmohapatra, Academic Director of the Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA) and Professor of the Practice, McDonough School of Business
Dr. Sudipta Dasmohapatra is the Academic Director of the Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA) and Professor of the Practice at McDonough School of Business. Dr. Dasmohapatra has extensive experience in teaching, research and practice in data science and analytics specifically in data management, unsupervised and supervised modeling, design of experiments (for direct marketing, A/B and multivariable testing), and digital analytics. Dr. Dasmohapatra is also an Adjunct Professor at Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where she teaches Advanced Analytics in the Masters in Quantitative Management (MQM) Program.
Previously, Dr. Dasmohapatra served as the Director of the Masters in Statistical Science in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. She joined the board of SAMSI (Statistical and Mathematical Sciences Institute), an NSF funded Math and Statistics Institute, in July 2018 as the Associate Director of Diversity. She has over 10 years experience consulting in analytics and data science practice.
She was an Associate Professor in Advanced Analytics at the Institute for Advanced Analytics at NC State University (2008-2017) and was instrumental in the development of the Marketing and Customer Analytics curriculum for this nation's first MS in Analytics program.
Mark Mishler, MBA, CPA, CMA
Mark Mishler, MBA, CPA, CMA, has industry experience as a Chief Financial Officer, treasurer, and controller of public companies traded on the NYSE and NASDAQ markets. In addition to corporate finance and accounting roles, he has a strong involvement with manufacturing operations and supply chain. Mark's management style is to partner with operating management to show the finance and accounting functions are a resource to help them achieve their operating and financial goals.
With two scientific undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biology, and experience as a wet-bench chemist before earning his MBA degree and accounting certifications of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). The MBA, CPA, and CMA gave him the technical, managerial, and leadership skills to rise to the finance and accounting C-level in companies.
Mark has a background of more than 20 years as an Adjunct Professor teaching accounting, finance, and management to undergraduate and graduate students. He teaches at Rutgers University and Seton Hall University. Mark's classroom focus is teaching the technical skills and the ethical and leadership values that he finds most valuable in the workforce.