UNPARALLELED ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Dr. David Shimko
Dr. David Shimko has worked in banking and risk management consulting for over 20 years, providing innovative solutions to risk management problems in risk strategy and hedging, risk policy, performance measurement, and capital management. Clients have included top U.S. banks, proprietary trading shops, pensions, global commodity producers, and numerous non-bank financial institutions including sovereign authorities. He most recently served as CEO of CreditCircle, a marketplace lending startup.
Dr. Shimko’s expertise ranges from risk assessment, risk management strategy, product design, valuation, and expert witness advisory. His work has focused in all asset classes and structures, including exotic and illiquid option products and structures. Dr. Shimko has been awarded three U.S. patents in innovative collateral management techniques.
He is currently an Industry Full Professor of Finance at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering where he teaches Financial Engineering courses including Valuation, Risk Management, and Credit.
Dr. Shimko is widely published, speaks frequently at industry conferences, and has held numerous prestigious academic positions in finance, including adjunct positions at the Kellogg School at Northwestern, the Courant Institute at NYU, and the Harvard Business School. He earned his B.A. in Economics and PhD in Finance from Northwestern University.