Dr. Benveniste has served as the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Finance since July 2005 and also served as the Dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University from July 2005 until July 2013. Dr. Benveniste served as the Dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota from January 2001 to July 2005, and prior to January 2001, he was an associate dean, the chair of the finance department, and a professor of finance at the Carlson School of Management. He previously served on the faculties of Boston College, Northwestern University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Rochester and the University of Southern California. Dr. Benveniste is currently a director of Qumu Corporation. Dr. Benveniste holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Irvine and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley.