John C. and Sally S. Morley Professor of Finance | University of Michigan
Gautam is the John C. and Sally S. Morley Professor of Finance at the Ross School of Business (RSB). Gautam has published extensively in the top journals on a wide spectrum of financial issues. He was awarded the Senior Faculty Research Award for sustained, exceptional, and continuing contributions to scholarly research in the field of business, and noteworthy contributions to building and maintaining a strong research environment at RSB. Gautam has been awarded multiple teaching awards, including the 2009 Victor L. Bernard Leadership in Teaching Award. Gautam has had extensive administrative experience; he has served as Chair of the Finance Department, as Associate Dean of Research & IT, and has served on the Executive Committee for several years. He is the founding Managing Director of the Social Venture Fund (SvF) housed in the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies. Most recently he has been involved in online education and Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs). He is also serving as Special Counsel on Digital Education to the Provost of the University of Michigan.
Session: Impact and Finance