Baruch College

Global Equity Markets Seminar – GEMS

GEMS Seminar Organizer

Bruce Weber

Bruce W. Weber is Dean and Professor of Business Administration at the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware.  He is a leading expert in the area of information technology management, notably in the financial services sector.  His research on IT strategy and the computerization of markets has been published in leading academic journals and has been cited in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times.  From 2002-11, he was Professor of Information Management at the London Business School, where his teaching included ‘IT for Business Value’, ‘IT Leadership’, ‘Decision Models’, and ‘Trading and Financial Market Structure’.  His recent books are 'The Equity Trader Course' (with R. Schwartz and R. Francioni), and 'Mastering the Art of Equity Trading through Simulation' (with R. Schwartz and G. Sipress).  Weber has a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an A.B. in Applied Math from Harvard University.  Prior to joining the London Business School, he was on the faculty of the Stern School of Business, New York University (1991-1998), and Baruch College of the City University of New York (1998-2002), where he was founding director of the Wasserman Trading Floor, a 60-workstation market education center.  Together with R. Schwartz, he is co-developer of the trading simulation model used for the Nasdaq ‘Head Trader’ game and in TraderEx (www.etraderex.com), a web-based software package for teaching market structure and trading in use at 15 leading business schools in the US, Europe, and Asia.


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