Dr. Dima Leshchinskii Joins Finance Faculty

Dr. Dima Leshchinskii, Assistant Professor of Finance, comes to Menlo College from the University of Maryland. He also taught at the Lally School of Management of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY and the HEC School of Management, Paris, France. An expert in the areas of venture capital and valuation, his recently-accepted work for publication by the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis is “VC Funds: Aging Brings Myopia” with Eugene Kandel and Harry Yuklea. Dr. Leshchinskii was chief economist for Grizzly Peak Group LLC, Emeryville, CA and senior economist for Cornerstone Research, Inc., Menlo Park, CA. He received his PhD in Management (Finance) from INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires or European Institute for Business Administration), France, an MBA from the University of Utah, and an Honors Diploma in Applied Mathematics from Tomsk State University, Russia.