DBA Henley, MBA Cox, Beta Gama Sigma business academic honour society. 20+ years management consultant (four times outstanding consultant) with top international consulting organisations prior to entering academia. Wordwide leading author and commentator in merger and IPO-related finance field with four related prior books or chapters in books (“Cross-border M&A Integration” in Prentice-Hall’s Mergers & Acquisitions Handbook (88), Beyond the Deal (91), Net Value (00), Masterminding the Deal (13), with two new projects in development (The Merger Road Ahead, The Seller’s M&A Solution, both 14). “Literature Review of Company Valuation Methods” from doctoral thesis Time is Value is today used in several universities’ finance courses, including at UCL MS&I. Frequent international business media coverage and expert commentary: Economist, Financial Times, Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, Seeking Alpha, Quartz, TheStreet, business television (several), Reuters Breakingviews, FEI Journal. Recipient of Financial Executives Institute (FEI) award in corporate finance, former corporate financial officer. Have received outstanding instructor award at both undergraduate and graduate levels at UCL MS&I. Raised in Boston, Massachusetts area. Interests include cross-country skiing, writing finance-related general management books, hockey. Twitter: @pondbridge. LinkedIn (periodic topical update short blogs): Peter J. Clark.