> Ziad Sarkis Director of Financial Research, Harris Family Alternative Investments Program, The Wharton School About Ziad Ziad Sarkis is the director of Financial Research at the Harris Family Alternative Investments Program. Prior to his current role, he worked for Zouk Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte in the U.S. and EMEA regions. He advised private equity funds, family offices, and corporate groups on mergers, acquisitions, and capital market transactions. Ziad is a U.S. certified public accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (summa cum laude) from Arizona State University. He is fluent in Arabic, French, and English. Executive Education Programs TaughtPrivate Equity: Investing and Creating ValueDiscover how to secure returns that outperform other asset classes by honing your expertise on private equity investments. Delve into the effects of the pandemic; explore current strategies; and leave with the ability to confidently evaluate, structure, and build profitable investments within the private equity space.