Peter M. DeMarzo is an American economist.
He was educated at the University of California, San Diego. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1984, DeMarzo pursued graduate study at Stanford University, finishing his master's degree and doctorate in 1984 and 1989, respectively. DeMarzo began teaching at the Kellogg School of Management in 1989, and remained on the faculty at Northwestern University through 1997. Between 1995 and 1997, he was a visiting assistant professor at Stanford, after which he secured an associate professorship at the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley. He returned to Stanford in 2000, and was later appointed to the Mizuho Financial Group Professorship of Finance, followed by the Staehelin Family Professorship of Finance.DeMarzo was appointed president of the American Finance Association for the 2019 term.
Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications.
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), also known as Tecnológico de Monterrey, is a secular and coeducational private university based in Monterrey, Mexico, which has grown to include 36 campuses throughout the country. One of only 45 universities in the World to be ranked with 5 QS Stars, it is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America.
The Haas School of Business is the business school of the University of California, Berkeley. The first of its kind to be founded at a public university in the United States, it is ranked among the best business schools in the world by The Economist, Financial Times, QS World University Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Stanford Law School is the law school of Stanford University, a private research university near Palo Alto, California. Established in 1893, Stanford Law has been ranked one of the top three law schools in the United States, with Yale Law School and Harvard Law School, every year since 1992. Since 2016, Stanford Law has been ranked second, overtaking this position of Harvard Law School for five consecutive years as of 2021. Stanford Law is consistently regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the world, and its median undergraduate GPA of 3.93 is the highest of any U.S. law school. It also has the highest percentage of recent graduates clerking for federal judges.
Gerhard Casper is a former president of Stanford University from 1992 to 2000, a former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 1979 to 1987, and a former provost of the University of Chicago from 1989 to 1992. Casper was president of the American Academy in Berlin from July 2015 through July 2016; from August 2019 to January 24, 2020, he served as the institution's trustee-in-residence.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business is the graduate business school of Stanford University. Located in Stanford, California, for several years it has been the most selective business school in the world, admitting only about 6% of applicants.
Peter H. Irons is an American political activist, civil rights attorney, legal scholar, and professor emeritus of political science. He has written many books on the U.S. Supreme Court and constitutional litigation.
Charles Thomas Munger is an American billionaire investor, businessman, former real estate attorney, architectural designer, and philanthropist. He is vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett; Buffett has described Munger as his closest partner and right-hand man. Munger served as chairman of Wesco Financial Corporation from 1984 through 2011. He is also chairman of the Daily Journal Corporation, based in Los Angeles, California, and a director of Costco Wholesale Corporation.
The Leeds School of Business is a college of the University of Colorado Boulder in the United States, established 1906. The enrollment of 3,400 students includes undergraduates, master's candidates, and PhD candidates. In 2001, the college was named for the Leeds family, spearheaded by alumnus Michael Leeds of New York, who committed $35 million to the school.
William Esco Moerner is an American physical chemist and chemical physicist with current work in the biophysics and imaging of single molecules. He is credited with achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases, along with his postdoc, Lothar Kador. Optical study of single molecules has subsequently become a widely used single-molecule experiment in chemistry, physics and biology. In 2014, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Peter Salovey is an American social psychologist and current President of Yale University. He previously served as Yale's Provost, Dean of Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of Yale College. Salovey is one of the early pioneers and leading researchers in emotional intelligence.
David Leigh Donoho is an American statistician. He is a professor of statistics at Stanford University, where he is also the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the Humanities and Sciences. His work includes the development of effective methods for the construction of low-dimensional representations for high-dimensional data problems, development of wavelets for denoising and compressed sensing. He was elected a Member of the American Philosophical Society in 2019.
William Sydney Fisher is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He has been a director of Gap Inc. since 2009, and the founder and chief executive officer of Manzanita Capital Limited. The son of Gap Inc. founders Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher, William Fisher has been involved with the company as a board member or employee for nearly 30 years.
Hamid Moghadam is an Iranian-American business executive and philanthropist. In 2011 Moghadam orchestrated the "merger of equals" between AMB, a firm he co-founded in 1983, and ProLogis to create Prologis, the largest logistics real estate company in the world. Moghadam currently serves as Prologis Chairman and CEO, with Prologis operating as a multinational logistics real estate investment trust (REIT) and S&P 500 company. Among other accolades, Moghadam is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Barry Robert Weingast is an American political scientist and economist, who is currently the Ward C. Krebs Family Professor at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Weingast's research concentrates on the relationship between politics and economics, particularly economic reform, regulation, and the political foundation of markets.
Yuliy Sannikov is a Ukrainian economist known for his contributions to mathematical economics, game theory, and corporate finance. He is an economics professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and won both the 2015 Fischer Black Prize and 2016 John Bates Clark Medal.
Katherine August-deWilde is an American business executive, board member, and philanthropist. She was the president of First Republic Bank from 2007 to 2015 and currently serves as its vice chair.
Michael Timothy Dugan is an accounting academic, currently serving as Professor of Accounting at Augusta University. He is noted for research contributions in the area of predictive ability and market-based archival research. Peers external to his home institution have recognized Dugan for teaching excellence.
James Carter Van Horne is an American economist.
Jonathan B. Berk is the A.P. Giannini Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has held this position since 2008. Prior to his arrival at Stanford University, he was the Sylvan Coleman Professor of Finance at the University of California, Berkeley. He worked as an analyst for Goldman Sachs before beginning his academic career.