Kathleen DeRose joined New York University Stern School of Business as a clinical associate professor of finance in September 2017, after having been an Executive-in-Residence and visiting professor at the school since 2016. Professor DeRose serves on the board of Evolute AG, a Swiss wealth technology company and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Her primary areas of interest include fintech, entrepreneurial finance, asset and wealth management, portfolio management, lotteries in financial decision-making and as public goods funding mechanisms, and China’s political economy. She leads several fintech initiatives at Stern and is a long-term fintech angel investor. Before joining NYU Stern, Professor DeRose was Global Head of Investment Process and subsequently Head of Strategy and Solutions at Credit Suisse, a founding partner and head of portfolio management and research at a New York hedge fund, a managing director and head of large capitalization portfolio management at Bessemer Trust, and a managing director and portfolio manager at Deutsche Bank (successor to Zurich Insurance and Scudder Stevens and Clark).