Chicago Booth Professor Abbie Smith will explore how corporate behavior and performance vary in a predictable way with the behavior of top executives off the job.


Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Professor Smith's corporate governance research examines "the CEO factor" in explaining firm behavior as manifested in the relationship between CEO lifestyle and corporate reporting, insider trading, risk management, bankruptcy, and social responsibility.  Professor Smith's research and perspective are informed by her membership on a variety of boards, serving on audit, compensation, finance, and governance committees throughout her tenure.


$12, includes a drink ticket


Deadline: 2/20/2023


6:00 PM-6:30 PM: Cocktails

6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Professor Smith's Presentation

7:30 PM-8:00 PM: Q & A

Speaker Profiles

Abbie Smith (Speaker)
Professor, Chicago Booth

Professor Smith is the Boris and Irene Stern Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting.  Smith is a Cornell University MBA and PhD, and joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 1980.  She received a Marvin Bower Fellowship from the Harvard Business School, a McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching, and grants from the Accounting Research Center, James S. Ely, III Corporate Governance Research Fund, Fama Miller Center, and IGM at Booth. 


John Salvino, '06 
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