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Faculty Profile: Robert Podorefsky

Robert Podorefsky

Adjunct Professor in the Brandeis International Business School

Specializations:
Financial Derivatives, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Hedging and Yield Enhancement Applications, Financial Structuring, and Capital Markets

Robert Podorefsky has over 3 decades of experience in the financial services industry. He was the Chief Interest Rate Strategist for GE Capital and Bank of America from 1998 to 2016 providing corporate borrowers with daily perspectives on financial markets, funding opportunities, and interest rate risk management. He wrote extensively about financial markets and the potential risks confronting borrowers. Mr. Podorefsky speaks throughout America on the U.S. economy, financial market risks, and interest rates.

Prior to his role as a Market Strategist 20 years ago, Mr. Podorefsky was a senior member of the global markets teams of UBS and Merrill Lynch helping large institutional investors enhance their international investment yields using various types of financial instruments. He began his career in financial services at Chemical Bank advising large U.S. corporations on managing foreign exchange risks.

Degrees:
New York University, M.B.A.