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Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management, Wharton School of Business

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Raphael (“Raffi”) Amit is the Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Management at the Wharton School. Dr. Amit founded and leads the Wharton Global Family Alliance (WGFA), a unique academic-family business partnership established to enhance the marketplace advantage and the social wealth creation contributions of global families through thought leadership, knowledge transfer and the sharing of ideas and best practices among influential global families. He also serves as the Academic Director of Wharton Entrepreneurship which encompasses all of Wharton’s entrepreneurial programs.

Dr. Amit holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics, and received his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Dr. Amit’s current research and teaching interests center on family business management, governance, and finance, on venture capital and private equity investments, on entrepreneurship, on the design of business models and on business strategy. He has published extensively in leading academic journals and is frequently quoted in a broad range of practitioner outlets.

He has published widely cited, award winning research on a broad range of issues that relate to ownership, management and control of family businesses. He has been working with substantial families around the world on such issues as creating governance systems for families and their businesses, succession, valuation, wealth management and the formation of a family office, and more. Overall, the work of Dr. Amit with families integrates the behavioral and emotional issues that characterize the life of each family, with the economic and financial issues that must be addressed to sustain family harmony and happiness alongside with the long-term prosperity of the family business.

Professor Amit has held a range of management and Board of Directors positions in various companies. He served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Creo Products Inc. for 6 years. (NASDAQ: CREO until May 2005 when it was acquired by Kodak.) Professor Amit has helped form the Korean Global IT Fund, a $100 million VC fund and has served as the first Chairman of the KGIF Advisory Board. He has served on the Board of Directors of Alvarion Ltd. a wireless communication equipment company, and has been a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees of Alvarion. He has also served as the only external director of a private family owned and controlled firm in Hong Kong. Dr. Amit advises numerous private and publicly held family businesses, on a broad range of strategic, governance and financial issues.

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Raffi Amit

Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management, Wharton School of Business

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Raffi Amit Biography

Raphael (“Raffi”) Amit is the Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Management at the Wharton School. Dr. Amit founded and leads the Wharton Global Family Alliance (WGFA), a unique academic-family business partnership established to enhance the marketplace advantage and the social wealth creation contributions of global families through thought leadership, knowledge transfer and the sharing of ideas and best practices among influential global families. He also serves as the Academic Director of Wharton Entrepreneurship which encompasses all of Wharton’s entrepreneurial programs.

Dr. Amit holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics, and received his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Dr. Amit’s current research and teaching interests center on family business management, governance, and finance, on venture capital and private equity investments, on entrepreneurship, on the design of business models and on business strategy. He has published extensively in leading academic journals and is frequently quoted in a broad range of practitioner outlets.

He has published widely cited, award winning research on a broad range of issues that relate to ownership, management and control of family businesses. He has been working with substantial families around the world on such issues as creating governance systems for families and their businesses, succession, valuation, wealth management and the formation of a family office, and more. Overall, the work of Dr. Amit with families integrates the behavioral and emotional issues that characterize the life of each family, with the economic and financial issues that must be addressed to sustain family harmony and happiness alongside with the long-term prosperity of the family business.

Professor Amit has held a range of management and Board of Directors positions in various companies. He served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Creo Products Inc. for 6 years. (NASDAQ: CREO until May 2005 when it was acquired by Kodak.) Professor Amit has helped form the Korean Global IT Fund, a $100 million VC fund and has served as the first Chairman of the KGIF Advisory Board. He has served on the Board of Directors of Alvarion Ltd. a wireless communication equipment company, and has been a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees of Alvarion. He has also served as the only external director of a private family owned and controlled firm in Hong Kong. Dr. Amit advises numerous private and publicly held family businesses, on a broad range of strategic, governance and financial issues.

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  • Raffi Amit & Paul Schoemaker (2000) - Reflections on Strategic Assets
  • Raffi Amit: Impact on the Private Equity Industry - YouTube

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  • How to book Raffi Amit?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Raffi Amit for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Raffi Amit, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Raffi Amit or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Raffi Amit?

    Booking fees for Raffi Amit, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Raffi Amit, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Raffi Amit?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Raffi Amit for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Raffi Amit for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Raffi Amit or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Raffi Amit or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Raffi Amit is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Raffi Amit for your event is available upon request. Raffi Amit generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Wayne Guay, Geoffrey Garrett, Gerald R. Faulhaber, Jehoshua Eliashberg and George Day. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Raffi Amit for an upcoming event.

Raffi Amit Speaker Videos

  • Raffi Amit & Paul Schoemaker (2000) - Reflections on Strategic Assets
    Raffi Amit: Impact on the Private Equity Industry - YouTube

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