Samim Ghamami Joins SOFR Academy’s Board of Advisors

Samim Ghamami Joins SOFR Academy’s Board of Advisors

NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 – SOFR Academy today announced the appointment of Samim Ghamami as a Senior Advisor of the firm, effective immediately. Mr. Ghamami is a senior researcher at New York University (NYU) and University of California, Berkeley, and an adjunct professor of finance at NYU.

Mr. Ghamami’s appointment expands SOFR Academy’s Board of Advisors. He will be involved in strategic business initiatives.

“Samim is a world-class academic and accomplished economist who has worked at the intersection of finance, government and public policy,” said Marcus Burnett, Director of SOFR Academy. “We are confident that he will add great value and that SOFR Academy and our clients will benefit from his insights, judgement and counsel.”

Mr. Ghamami has been a senior economist at Goldman Sachs, an adjunct professor of economics at Columbia University, an associate director at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research, and an economist at the Federal Reserve Board. He has been an advisor to the Bank for International Settlements and the Financial Stability Board on a number of post-2008 finance and economic policy reform programs. Mr. Ghamami serves on the advisory board of the graduate finance program at NYU Courant institute. He has also served on National Science Foundation panels on mathematics and finance. Ghamami holds a PhD in Finance and Operations Research from the University of Southern California.

About SOFR Academy

SOFR Academy LLC is a leading global education technology firm and data provider. SOFR Academy’s panel of advisors include academics from Harvard University and the MIT Sloan School of Management as well as experienced financial services professionals. SOFR Academy provides education services to Corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York.

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