Two Georgetown University alumni, Anne Dias (F'92), adjunct professor, and Doug Dillard (B'93) partnered with the Center for Financial Markets and Policy to teach the MBA course, “Hedge Fund Investing.”
The third annual D.C. Blockchain Summit lead by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Hosted by the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy was held March 6 -8, 2018. The welcoming remarks on the opening day were given by our Director, Professor Reena Aggarwal.
Reena Aggarwal is the McDonough Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She also serves as the director of the university's Center for Financial Markets & Policy. Aggarwal specializes in international stock markets, initial public offerings, and corporate governance. She has worked on major consulting projects sponsored by Credit Suisse, Wachovia, the World Bank, IMF, NASDAQ OMX Group, United Nations, and USAID. Aggarwal obtained her MMS from BITS, India, and her Ph.D. in finance from the University of Maryland.
John Jacobs is the executive director and distinguished fellow of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy. Prior to this role, he served more than 30 years at Nasdaq where he worked with institutional investors, IPOs, and top global public companies, including most recently in his roles as executive vice president of global information services and chief marketing officer. Currently, he serves as an executive advisor and principal consultant to Nasdaq’s CEO, president, and the executive vice president of global information services. Jacobs earned an MBA from Loyola University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland.
Sandeep Dahiya is an associate director of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy and associate professor of finance at the McDonough School of Business. Dahiya has been on the faculty of the McDonough School of Business since 1999. He has published in Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments. His work has been presented at a number professional meetings. Dahiya received his Ph.D. in finance from New York University.
Jessica Dybfest is the assistant director for the Center for Financial Markets and Policy. Prior to this role she was a faculty assistant for the finance and accounting faculty at the McDonough School of Business. Dybfest received her B.A. from Dickinson College in international business and management with a minor in art history.
Housed at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, the Center for Financial Markets and Policy sponsors original research, provides thoughtful commentary, and hosts dialogues and conferences involving scholars and practitioners on key financial market issues. Through these activities, the center enriches the intellectual life of the University and the Washington-based policy community, and contributes to an informed public discussion regarding critical financial market debates.