David Larcker

David Larcker is James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting at Stanford Graduate School of Business; Director of the Corporate Governance Research Initiative; and Senior Faculty, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance. David’s research focuses on executive compensation, corporate governance, and managerial accounting. He has published many research papers and is frequently quoted in both the popular and business press.

He received his BS and MS in engineering from the University of Missouri–Rolla and his PhD in business from the University of Kansas. He previously was on the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Larcker presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.

Brian Tayan

Brian Tayan is a member of the Corporate Governance Research Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has written broadly on the subject of corporate governance, including studies and other materials on boards of directors, succession planning, executive compensation, financial accounting, and shareholder relations.

Previously, Brian worked as a financial analyst at Stanford University’s Office of the CEO and as an investment associate at UBS Private Wealth Management. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BA from Princeton University.

Additional resources and supporting material for this book are available at:
Stanford Graduate School of Business
The Corporate Governance Research Initiative
www.gsb.stanford.edu/cgri-research