Fabrizio Ferri joined Columbia Business School's faculty in 2011. He will teach the Financial Planning and Analysis course in the MBA. Professor Ferri's research interests focus primarily on corporate governance issues, with particular emphasis on shareholder activism and executive compensation. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, The Accounting Review, the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance and the Journal of Corporate Finance. Media mentions to note include Business Week, Barron's, The Washington Post, Financial Times and CFO Magazine. Professor Ferri has received an award for Best Paper at the AAA Management Accounting Section 2009 Conference and for Outstanding Paper in Corporate Finance at the 2007 Eastern Finance Association Conference. Professor Ferri earned a B.S. com laude in Economics and Business Administration from La Sapienza Rome University, and an MBA and Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business (New York University). Prior to joining Columbia, he was a member of the faculty at Harvard Business School and Stern School of Business, teaching financial and managerial accounting to undergraduate, MBA and executive students, and worked as a consultant at Stern Stewart & Co, specializing in performance measurement and executive pay.