- MA, PhD, BS in Finance: American University, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
Dr. Octavian Ionici is an Executive-in-Residence Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance and Real Estate at Kogod School of Business and the Director of the Financial Services Lab. He currently teaches Financial Modeling, Real Estate Financial Modeling and Investment Banking courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. His research interests cover all areas of finance, in particular financial modeling, corporate valuation, real options as well as the developments of the financial sector in CEE countries. He also specializes in conducting training seminars and workshops on using state-of-art software applications and databases, such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, WRDS and @Risk for risk analysis which develop essential skills and hands-on experience in finance and allied fields. In addition to being involved in academia for more than 15 years, he worked in the US and abroad in various managerial positions in the financial economics areas where he was responsible for corporate finance, research and private equity investments.