Christopher Geczy, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative; Academic Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research, The Wharton School

About Christopher:

Christopher is the academic director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative and of the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research. He has been on the Finance faculty at Wharton since 1997. He has served on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, on the Economic Advisory Board of NASDAQ, as chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Alternative Investments and the Journal of Wealth Management.


Executive Education Programs Taught

Corporate Governance LATAM
Academic Director
This program was designed to show current and potential board members of family companies based in Latin America and Miami how to govern effectively by learning best practices for board leadership and applying ethical and operational perspectives for sound decision-making.

Executive Sports Management Program
Academic Director

The Executive Sports Management Program offers leadership training for senior-level professional sports league executives.

Family Governance LATAM
This program is designed for financial advisors and managers of family offices for high-net-worth individuals/families based in Latin America and Miami seeking to learn how to guide their clients in developing and maintaining family governance systems to help preserve the family business, wealth, and family harmony for multiple generations.

Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management
Develop investment portfolios that generate the highest return for your level of investment risk. This program provides a solid foundation for building optimal portfolios and effective tools for making better investments.

Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity LATAM
Academic Director
This program is designed for current and future board members, advisors, large block shareholders, and leaders of family-owned businesses and closely-held public companies in Latin America and Miami who are seeking knowledge of valuation, private equity, and capital markets, and the key skills needed to determine the future value of their strategies.

Private Wealth Management
Experience the rigorous Wharton wealth management curriculum in a confidential setting with other affluent families. High net worth investors from more than 50 countries have attended this five-day program offered in conjunction with the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) since 1999.

Private Wealth Management LATAM
Academic Director
This program, designed specifically for wealthy investors and financial advisors to high-net-worth families in Latin America, will offer objective, practical insights on how to manage the assets of families with substantial wealth.