Ranked #3 Best Business School for Career Prospects (Forbes, 2015), Columbia Business School is the only Ivy League business school located in the global business hub of New York City. The school has over 40,000 alumni in 133 countries and about 70 alumni clubs globally. Columbia Business School is a part of Columbia University which has produced 101 Nobel Prize winners, 5 Founding Fathers of the United States; 9 Justices of the United States Supreme Court, 29 Academy Award winners, and 29 heads of state, including 3 United States Presidents.
Meyer Feldberg Professor of BusinessGita V. Johar is currently the Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business. She served as the school’s Senior Vice Dean from 2011 to 2014, as the inaugural Vice Dean for Research from 2010 to 2011, as Director of the Columbia Business School Behavioral Lab from 2006 to 2011, and on Columbia University’s Institutional Review Board from 2002 to 2005. Professor Johar is also the Faculty Director of the Marketing and Innovation Executive Education program, Chair of the Faculty Steering Committee for the Columbia Global Centers | South Asia in Mumbai, and the editor of the premier academic journal on consumer behavior, the Journal of Consumer Research. Professor Johar
Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and EconomicsDaniel Wolfenzon is the Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. He received a Masters and a PhD in economics from Harvard University and holds a BS in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from MIT.He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests are in corporate finance and organizational economics. He has studied control sharing in small firms, the effects of investor protection on ownership concentration, and the structure of business groups around the world. His most recent research focuses on family firms. He has examined the consequences of family succession on firm performance and also the importance of managerial talent in family controlled firms. Professor Wolfenzon received the Jensen Prize (second place) for best paper on corporate finance and organizations published in the Journal of Financial Economics both in 2002 and 2005.
Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics Senior Vice DeanProf. Katherine W. Phillips joined the faculty at Columbia Business School as the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in Fall of 2011. Professor Phillips received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Prof. Phillips research addresses the main questions of what is the value of diversity and what are the barriers that prevent society, organizations and especially work teams from capturing the knowledge, perspectives and unique backgrounds of every member? Professor Phillips' theoretical and empirical work has focused mainly on the small group processes and performance that are affected by diversity, but more recently her work has expanded to assessments of worth and status that intertwine with group composition to affect interpersonal and group outcomes. Professor Phillips' research has been featured in numerous media outlets including the Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine.com, Fortune.com, Working Women, The Globe and Mail, and The Mint. In 2011 Poets and Quants named Professor Phillips one of the Top 40 Business School Professors Under the Age of 40.
Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business Chair of Management DivisionProfessor Galinsky has published more than 200 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psychology. His research and teaching focus on leadership, power, negotiations, decision-making, diversity, and ethics. Professor Galinsky co-authored the critically acclaimed and best-selling book, Friend & Foe. In 2016, he was selected as Career Trajectory Award recipient from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology; this award is given to one researcher each year for “uniquely creative and influential scholarly productivity at or near the peak of one's scientific career.” Thinkers50 selected him as one of the Best Thinkers on Talent in 2015. Poets and Quants selected Professor Galinsky as one of the World’s 50 Best B-School Professors (2012). He has received teaching awards at the Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University. He has consulted with and conducted executive workshops for hundreds of clients across the globe, including Fortune 100 firms, non-profits, and local and national governments.
Associate Professor of BusinessProfessor Netzer's research centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment of the 21st century: developing quantitative methods that leverage data to gain a deeper understanding of customer behavior and guide firms' decisions. He focuses primarily on building statistical and econometric models to measure consumer preferences and understand how customer choices change over time, and across contexts. He serves on the editorial board of several leading journals including: Marketing Science, Management Science, Quantitative Marketing and Economic, and International Journal of Research in Marketing.
Faculty of Executive EducationDavid Rogers, a member of the faculty at Columbia Business School, is a globally-recognized leader on brands and digital business strategy, known for his pioneering model of customer networks. He is author of four books, including “The Network Is Your Customer,” and the forthcoming, “The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business to Adapt and Thrive in the Digital Age.” David is also the founder and host of the Center’s acclaimed BRITE conference on brands, innovation, and technology, where global CEOs and CMOs come together with leading technology firms, media companies, and entrepreneurs, to address the challenges of building strong brands in the digital age.