David Gaddis Ross is the R. Perry Frankland Professor at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration. Before that, he was an Assistant and Associate Professor at Columbia Business School. His research examines the governance of firms, with a particular focus on gender issues in top management, and the formal foundations of strategy. He received a Ph.D. in economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business, an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and a B.S. in computer-science/mathematics and economics from Binghamton University. Prior to becoming an academic, David worked for over a decade on Wall Street, where he advised governments and firms on mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, privatization, and cross-border tax and accounting arbitrage. He is also a contributor to PayAnalytics, an interdisciplinary effort by several researchers in diverse quantitative disciplines to help companies address pay equity in their workforces.