Dan Amiram is the Dean and the Joseph Safra Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Chaired Professor at the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University. He also serves as the Director of the Henry Crown Institute of Business Research in Israel and the head of the Fintech concentration in the MBA program. Until 2019 he served as the head of the Hogeg Blockchain Research Institute. Before joining the Coller School, he was the Philip H. Geier Associate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. Professor Amiram’s research focuses on the effects and consequences of frictions created by information asymmetry, taxation and business law on debt and equity markets around the world. He has conducted research in the areas of debt contracting, executive compensation, banking, international taxation, foreign investments, financial distress and financial reporting fraud and misconduct that was published in top finance and accounting journals. Professor Amiram’s research provides evidence that information, taxation and business law play a significant role in investors' decision-making processes and shape the design of contracts and the financial system.
Professor Amiram has received awards for both research and teaching. He is frequently asked by governmental organizations, corporations, financial institutions and the media (including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes) to advice as an expert on various issues.
Professor Amiram has vast experience in the corporate world. He served and currently serves on the board of directors, including as chairman of the audit committee, of various public and private corporations and financial institutions. He also serves as the chairman of the United Nations Internal Controls Advisory Committee. He worked as part of the controller’s team for a multinational corporation, and for PwC as a senior auditor.
Professor Amiram holds undergraduate degree in accounting and economics, masters in economics from Ben-Gurion University and a PhD in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.