Vikram Mansharamani is an experienced global equity investor and Lecturer at Yale University. He is the author of BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst and is a regular commentator in the financial media, having contributed to Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and The Daily Beast, among others. Dr. Mansharamani teaches about financial booms and busts, and his current research interests include the impact of political risks on investor behavior, the dynamics of energy and national security, the role of economic development in fighting terrorism, and innovation in the services industries. He is a former director of the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council and currently serves as Chairman of the Torit Language Center Montessori school in Boston. Dr. Mansharamani earned a PhD and MS from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS in Political Science from MIT, and a BA from Yale University.