When judging a PhD program, a good measure of the program's standing is where it places its graduates. Columbia is proud to say its placement record is among the best in the world.

Recent Columbia PhD placements include the following:

Accounting

Name Graduation Year Initial Placement
Serene Huang 2021 Peking University, Guanghua School Of Business
Venkat Peddireddy 2021 China Europe International Business School
Jing Wen 2021 City University of Hong Kong
Yuan Zou 2019 Harvard Business School
Nan Li 2018 Minnesota School of Management
Erik Johannesson 2018 Baruch College
Xinlei Li 2017 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST Business School
Ethan Rouen 2017 Harvard University, Harvard Business School
Cyrus Aghamolla 2016 Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
Yu Ting "Forester" Wong 2016 Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Colleen Honigsberg 2016 Stanford Law School
Yung Fang 2015 Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Miguel Duro Rivas 2015 IESE Business School, University of Navarra
Shira Cohen 2014 Temple University, Fox School of Business and Management
Beatrice Michaeli 2014 UCLA, Anderson School of Business
Hyung-Il Oh 2014 University of Washington, Bothell School of Business
Oded Rozenbaum 2014 The George Washington University School of Business
Jon Kerr 2013 City University of New York, Baruch, Zicklin School of Business
Meng Li 2013 George Mason University
Helen Hurwitz 2012 Saint Louis University, John Cook School of Business
Hyun Ah Lee 2011 University of Maryland, Robert H. School of Business
Xiaojing Meng 2011 New York University Stern School of Business
Hagit Levy 2010 Zicklin School Of Business, Baruch College
Bugra Ozel 2010 University of California Los Angeles, Anderson School of Business
Divya Anantharaman 2009 Rutgers University

Decision, Risk, and Operations

Name Graduation Year Initial Placement
Francisco Castro 2019 UCLA Anderson School of Management, faculty in Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Pu He 2019 Two Sigma, Quantitative Researcher
Fei Long 2019 UNC Chapel Hill, faculty in Marketing
Wenqi Hu 2017 Uber
Zhe Liu 2019 Imperial College Business School, faculty in Analytics and Operations Management
Dongwook Shin 2017 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kai Yuan 2017 Two Sigma Investments
Davide Crapis 2016 Lyft
Daniel Guetta 2016 Palantir Technologies
Cinar Kilcioglu 2016 Uber
Lijian Lu 2016 Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Chen Xie 2016 VTS, Inc
John Yao 2016 University of Miami
Juan Chaneton 2015 Celect
Daniela Saban 2015 Stanford GSB
Hua Zheng 2015 JP Morgan
Yonatan Gur 2015 Stanford GSB
Caner Gocmen 2013 Nomis Solutions
Ahmet Serdar Simsek 2013 Visiting faculty, Cornell University, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
Yina Lu 2013 Postdoctoral position, the Wharton School
Sang Won Kim 2013 Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School
Santiago Balseiro 2013 Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Damla Gunes 2012 Morgan Stanley
Bar Ifrach 2012 Postdoctoral Position, Stanford University
Roger Lederman 2012 IBM Watson Research
Margaret Pierson 2012 Postdoctoral Position, Harvard Business School
Mehmet Saglam 2012 Bendheim Center for Finance & Economics, Princeton University
Denis Saure 2011 University of Pittsburgh
Mehmet Altug 2009 George Washington University
Wei Ke 2009 Novantas
Natalia Yankovic 2009 IESE Business School

Finance

Name Graduation Year Initial Placement
Rebecca De Simone 2020 London Business School
Xiao Cen 2020 Texas A&M
Tuomas Tomunen 2020 Boston College
Danqing Mei 2020 Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Yifeng Guo 2020 AQR Capital
Yahui Yang 2020 Dimensional Fund Advisors
Minchen Zheng 2019 Man Group Hedge Fund
Ruoke Yang 2019 Post Doc, Imperial College London
Ran Xu 2018 Boston College
Joshua Mitts 2018 Columbia Law School
Zoi Melina Papoutsi 2018 European Central Bank
Pablo Slutsky 2017 University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business
Ye Li 2017 The Ohio State University, Fisher School of Business
Jaehyun Cho 2015 QMS Capital Management
Bingxu Chen 2015 Soros Fund Management
Mattia Landoni 2014 Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
Bronson Argyle 2014 Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Business
Jun Kyung Auh 2014 Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business
Zhongjin Lu 2014 University of Georgia, Terry School of Business
Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe 2013 London School of Economics
Andres Liberman 2013 New York University, Stern School of Business
Olga Kuzmina 2012 New Economic School
Sergiy Gorovyy 2012 Morgan Stanley
Oliver Faltin-Traeger 2012 BlackRock Associates
Yiqun Mou 2011 Bank of America. Merrill Lynch
Ravindra Sastry 2011 Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
Bjarni Torfason 2011 Deutsche Bank
Vyacheslav Fos 2011 College of Business at Illinois
Andreas Stathopoulos 2010 University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Krista Schwarz 2010 University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

Management

Name Graduation Year Initial Placement
Natalie Carlson 2020 University of Pennsylvania, Wharton
Ashli Carter 2019 NYU Stern School of Business, Post Doc
Jon Jachimowicz 2019 Harvard Business School
Dana Kanze 2019 London Business School
Alice Lee 2019 Cornell University
Elizabeth Moulton 2019 Manhattan College
Yoonjin Choi 2018 London Business School
Alessandro Piazza 2018 Rice University
Ashley Martin 2018 Stanford University
Guannan Lu 2018 MIT
Jinseok Chun 2018 University of Korea
Sunyong Chang 2018 London Business School
Elizabeth Wiley 2017 Google
Ilona Fridman 2017 PostDoc, Center for Health Policy at Duke University
Jaee Cho 2017 HKUST
Mitali Banerjee 2017 HEC, Paris
Abbie Wazlawek 2016 Kellogg School of Management, Post-doctoral Researcher
Jun Huang 2016 KU Leuven
Ivana Katic 2015 Yale University
Zhi Liu 2015 Peking University
Jose Uribe 2015 University of Michigan
Andy Yap 2013 Postdoctoral Position, MIT Sloan School of Business
Emily Bianchi 2012 Emory University, Goizueta School of Business
Aharon Cohen Mohliver 2012 London School of Business
Jiao Luo 2012 Carlson School of Management
Shu Zhang 2012 Postdoctoral Position, Columbia University
Magnus Torfason 2011 Harvard Business School
Rebecca Levine 2010 Aon Hewitt Consulting
Aurelia Mok 2010 City University of Hong Kong, School of Business
Qingyuan Yue 2010 University of Southern California, Marshal School of Business
Lily Benjamin 2009 Mercer Development Group
Umit Ozmel Yavuz 2009 The University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Xi Zou 2009 London Business School

Marketing

Name Graduation

Year
Initial Placement
Jason Choi 2020 Rutgers Business School
Alain Lemaire 2020 University of Texas, Austin
Travis Oh 2020 Yeshiva University
Nicolas Padilla 2020 London Business School
Khaled Boughanmi 2019 Cornell University
Noah Castelo 2019 University of Alberta, Canada
Rachel Meng 2019 NYU Stern School of Business, Post Doc
Ryan Dew 2018 The Wharton School
Qitian Ren 2018 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yael Karlinsky-Shichor 2018 Postdoc, NYU
Jaeyeon Chung 2018 Rice University
Jia Liu 2017 Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Shiri Melumad 2017 The Wharton School
Charlene Chen 2015 Nanyang Business School
Liu (Cathy) Yang 2014 HEC, Paris
Stephen Atlas 2013 University of Rhode Island
Liad Weiss 2013 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Peter Jarnebrant 2012 ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Yang Li 2012 Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Isaac Dinner 2011 IE University (Spain)
Zaozao Zhang 2011 University of Washington (Seattle)