{ "instructor": { "name": "Richard Levine", "expertise": ["Asset Management", "Capital Markets", "Corporate Finance", "Derivatives"], "short desc": "Richard M. Levine, CFA has over 30 years of financial markets, products and client management experience. Since 2000, he has primarily worked with international banks and corporations to design, develop and deliver programs to: (1) enable relationship managers to increase Global Markets sales, (2) demonstrate the benefits of using derivatives and structured products to increase returns for asset managers, and (3) equip corporate officers and treasury professionals with the necessary skills to optimize financial performance and valuation.", "current position": "Richard is currently an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business where he teaches MBA Equity Valuation. He recently served on the CFA Institute (CFAI) Council of Examiners, where he was responsible for developing and reviewing CFA Level II and III questions. He has also participated in the CFAI Domestic Review, Standard Setting and Grading programs, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), where he served as Vice Chairman of the Investment Strategy Committee.", "past positions": "Richard has developed and conducted programs in asset management, capital markets, corporate finance and derivatives in 40 countries for clients including: Allianz Global Investors, Alpha Bank, Banco do Brasil, Bank of America, Bank of China, BMO, Bank of Tokyo, Barclays Capital, the Blackstone Group, Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, CICC, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, DBRS, DRW, Eaton Vance, Ecopetrol, Fidelity, Freddie Mac, Genworth Financial, GMAC, Goldman Sachs, Guangfa Securities, Guggenheim Securities, HSBC, Huatai Securities, Janus Henderson, JP Morgan, Lorrain Vial, Macquarie, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Nomura, PIMCO, QNB, RBC, SEC, Shinhan Bank, Societe Generale, ShenYin & WanGuo Securities, TD Securities, Unicredit, Wachovia, Wells Fargo and Westpac.", "education": ["BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science", "MBA in Finance from NYU's Stern School"] } }