> David K. Musto, PhD Ronald O. Perelman Professor in Finance, The Wharton SchoolResearch Interests:Capital markets, consumer credit, financial intermediation About David David K. Musto is the Ronald O. Perelman Professor in Finance and faculty director of the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance at the Wharton School, where he has been on the faculty since 1995. He also served as Senior Financial Economist at the Securities Exchange Commission from 2005 to 2007. He has a BA from Yale University and a PhD from the University of Chicago, and between college and graduate school he worked for Roll and Ross Asset Management in Culver City, CA. Most of his work, both theoretical and empirical, is in the area of consumer financial services, mutual funds and consumer credit in particular. He has also published work on corporate and political voting, option pricing, short selling, and cross-border taxation. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtAdvanced Corporate FinanceLearn how your financial institution or firm can effectively manage risk in today’s uncertain economy. Discover whether it is more efficient to take on debt, offer equity, or do a combination of both when making capital structure decisions. Asset and Portfolio Management Certificate ProgramThe Asset and Portfolio Management Certificate Program is designed to help current and aspiring financial professionals employ the best practices when putting together an investment portfolio. You’ll learn about key terminology, investment products, and asset allocation strategies to maximize return on investments. Discover how to assess opportunities, diversify portfolios, and manage investment risk in this asset and financial portfolio management certificate online program. Fintech Revolution: Transformative Financial Services and StrategiesAcademic DirectorThis six-week online certificate program details the current state of fintech. It leads you from an overview of how technology is revolutionizing the financial sector to the intricacies of international compliance and the complexities of blockchain. It also analyzes what could be coming next in fintech, peer-to-peer lending, real estate, and insurance.