Prof. Yigal Newman heads the FinTech MBA program. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Outside of academia, Prof. Newman serves as a consultant to various FinTech companies, and is a stock market entrepreneur. Additionally, he writes a weekly financial column in Haaretz. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer at a U.S. investment firm, as a portfolio manager at a large American hedge fund, and as a researcher at a mutual fund.
Prof. Newman teaches courses in the field of fintech to undergraduate and graduate students.