Board Member (Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management)
S.P. Kothari is Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He has senior executive experience in government, academia, and industry with expertise in strategic and policy issues, securities regulation, and corporate governance. Most recently, he was Chief Economist and Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, Kothari was deputy dean of MIT Sloan School of Management, global head of equity research for Barclays Global Investors; and director of Bombay Stock Exchange; currently he is a director of Velan Studios and EbixCash. Kothari was awarded India’s Padma Shri and Honorary Doctorates from London Business School, University of Cyprus, and University of Technology, Sydney.