Fintech at Cornell

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Fintech at Cornell
Shaping the Future of How Fintech Shapes Business

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is among the world’s most influential leaders in fintech research, education, and industry engagement.

We are preparing students and empowering established scholars to understand this disruptive financial transformation and realize its great potential—across nearly every sector and well ahead of today’s trends and technologies.

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Animation: FINTECH, More than Finance. Where disruption meets incredible innovation potential—across industries, within business functions, and among global markets. Financial technology is transforming how businesses operate and how consumers engage with them. Business intelligence. Customer analytics. Robo-investing. Artificial intelligence. Marketing analytics. Cryptocurrency. High-frequency training. Central bank digital currencies. Economic data science. Big data. Blockchain. Machine learning. Digital technology. Peer-to-peer lending.

Heading: Faculty Strength

SC Johnson College faculty are among the influential voices defining fintech’s power and promise at every scale—from small business to the global economy. 

Will Cong, Rudd Family Professor of Management, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Maureen O'Hara, Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Elena Belevina Associate Professor of Operations, Technology & Information Management at the School of Hotel Administration at the SC Johnson College of Business
Eswar Prasad, Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Johnson included in top fintech rankings

Johnson’s MBA programs recently received top recognition in two publications for its strengths in finance, fintech, and tech-sector business.

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William Cong Named to Poets&Quants’ Best 40 Under 40 Professors List

From Poets&Quants: “One of the hottest and most influential research and practice areas to come out of business schools is fintech…Cornell University’s Lin William Cong has been at the forefront of that research.”

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Power Network

Cornell’s broad network of fintech collaborators—within higher education and across the industry—generates knowledge that has direct business benefits.

We aim to become the global, open nexus of fintech insight by preparing tomorrow’s fintech leaders, creating and sharing groundbreaking research, and serving as the hub of engagement for industry practitioners, research scholars, and students.


Infographic: How we collaborate: We accelerate fintech knowledge at Cornell and beyond, We contribute expertise for industry impact, We connect business leaders with emerging fintech talent, We translate fintech insights into real business value

Our Partners

We are pleased to announce Fintech at Cornell’s inaugural sponsoring partners and newest members of our growing network. With generous support from Moody’s and Fiserv, the college of business will be able to engage our expertise in the industry and in the growing educational field around fintech.


Fintech at Cornell Heading: Connect

Contact us for more information or partnership opportunities:

Peter Krieger, Executive Director of External Relations
pk286@cornell.edu

Fintech at Cornell is an initiative of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.