Professor Grennan’s academic interests span law, finance, and innovation. Her research focuses on intangible value creation and emphasizes the role informal and formal governance systems have in its creation. She offers novel computational techniques for quantifying the value of corporate culture and sustainability objectives. Recent work examines how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and FinTech applications are changing the nature of financial services and workplace interactions more broadly. Her research has been published in leading finance and economics journals and featured in numerous news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fortune. Her research has been awarded the Cubist Systematic Strategies Research Award, the Thomas Edison Innovation Award, INQUIRE Europe Research Award, and twice the Best Paper in Corporate Governance by the IRRC.
Professor Grennan received her Ph.D. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. from Georgetown University, and a B.A. from Wellesley College. Prior to attending The Wharton School, Grennan worked at the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the World Trade Organization, and KPMG.
Ph.D., The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Georgetown University
B.A., Wellesley College