Jonathan O'Brien
University of Nebraska

Jonathan O’Brien received a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Purdue University and is currently the FirsTier Bank Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Nebraska. He has previously served on the faculties at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the University College Dublin, and at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on the governance of strategic assets, and he has studied such topics as: real options; capital structure; the institutional environment; and behavioral influences on corporate governance.