Speaker's Biography:

Glenn Yago
Executive Director, Financial Research, Milken Institute

Glenn Yago is Executive Director of Financial Research at the Milken Institute and an authority on financial innovations, capital markets, emerging markets and environmental finance. He is a recipient of the 2002 Gleitsman Foundation Award of Achievement for social change. Yago was a professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Additionally, he directs the Koret—Milken Institute Fellows Program and is a visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Graduate School of Business. He is the author of five books, including Financing the Future: Market-Based Solutions for Growth; Restructuring Regulation and Financial Institutions; Beyond Junk Bonds and Global Edge. He is also co-editor of the Wharton School-Milken Institute Series on Financial Innovation. Yago received a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.