Roy Bernard Kester and T.W. Byrnes Professor of Accounting and Auditing, Columbia Business School
Shiva holds the Kester and Byrnes Professorship at Columbia Business School (CBS). He served as the vice dean of research at CBS from 2017-2019. He is a world-renowned expert on financial reporting issues, earnings quality, fraud, executive compensation, corporate culture and corporate governance. Shiva has been internationally recognized for his scholarship on several occasions. He is a three-time recipient of the prestigious American Accounting Association (AAA) Notable Contribution to the Literature Award. He sits on the editorial boards of several international academic journals. He is invited to present his research at virtually every major academic institution in the world. Shiva is passionate about bridging academic theory with policy setting and corporate practice. His work is frequently cited in the popular press, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Week, and the Economist. Shiva has wide ranging experience in solving applied business problems. He advises think tanks, advisory firms and professional and trade associations.