Described by the New York Times as “a guru to Wall Street’s gurus,” Professor Bruce Greenwald is an authority figure on value investing, with additional expertise in productivity and the economics of information. Professor Greenwald has been recognized for his outstanding teaching abilities, having received numerous awards, including the Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award, which honors the best of Columbia’s teachers for maintaining the University’s longstanding reputation for educational excellence. His classes are consistently oversubscribed, with more than 650 students enrolling in his courses every year—courses such as Value Investing, Economics of Strategic Behavior, Globalization of Markets, and Strategic Management of Media.
Since 2007, Professor Greenwald has served as director of research, and currently senior advisor, for First Eagle Funds, a division of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers LLC. In addition, he consults worldwide on a variety of issues concerning capital markets, business strategy, corporate finance, and labor performance.
Professor Greenwald is the author of several books, including Competition Demystified: A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy (with Judd Kahn, Putnam Penguin, 2005); Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond (with Judd Kahn, et al., Wiley, 2001); The Curse of the Mogul: What’s Wrong with the World’s Leading Media Companies (with Jonathan A. Knee and Ava Seave, Penguin, 2011); and Adverse Selection in the Labor Market (Garland Press, 1980).
Professor Greenwald received a BS and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MPA and MS from Princeton University.