Faculty/Staff Directory

Faculty/Staff Directory

First Name
Joerg

Last Name
Picard

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Email
picardj@gvsu.edu

Title
Assistant Professor

Office
3151 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7404

Department
Finance

Biography

Joerg Picard earned his Ph.D. in finance at Michigan State University in 2015. He teaches introductory and intermediate corporate finance and received the “Excellence in Teaching Award” from Michigan State University’s finance department in 2012/2013. His main research interest is in market microstructure, more specifically computer algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Joerg Picard is also an active angel investor and has helped funding around a dozen start-up companies around West-Michigan through a local angel group.

Education
  • Ph.D., Finance, Michigan State University (2015)
  • MBA, University of California, Irvine (1999)
  • Dipl. Ing. (M.Sc.E.), RWTH Aachen, Germany, (1995)

Teaching Areas
  • Corporate Finance
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity

Service
  • Foundations Endowments Family Offices (FEFO) committee member 2015-Present
  • Member of Grand Angels investment group 2009-Present

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