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Columbia Business School
Professor of Professional Practice; Co-Director

Professor Knee teaches Media Mergers and Acquisitions, co-teaches The Media Industries: Public Policy and Business Strategy with Professor Tim Wu of Columbia Law School, and co-teaches Digital Investing with Adjunct Professor Jeremy Philips. He also serves as co-director of the Media & Technology Program with Professor Sarvary. Professor Knee is a Senior Advisor at Evercore Partners. Before joining Evercore as a Senior Managing Director in 2003, Professor Knee was a Managing Director and Co-head of Morgan Stanley's Media Group. He was previously Publishing Sector Head in the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group at Goldman Sachs. Prior to becoming an investment banker, he was Director of International Affairs at United Airlines and served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post and he is the author of Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education (2017), co-author of Curse of the Mogul (Portfolio:2009) and author of The Accidental Investment Banker: Inside the Decade that Transformed Wall Street (Oxford: 2006).



The Curse of the Mogul: What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media Companies (2009)
Coauthor(s): Jonathan Knee, Bruce Greenwald, Ava Seave

The Accidental Investment Banker: Inside the Decade That Transformed Wall Street (2006)
Coauthor(s): Jonathan Knee

Working papers

Agenda Chasing and Contests Among News Providers (2014)
Coauthor(s): Zsolt Katona, Jonathan Knee, Miklos Sarvary

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Review: ‘Forged in Crisis’ Strains to Define Leadership

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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions

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Review: As Brothers Battled, a Giant in Cereals was Born

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Review: In ‘Rebooting Justice,’ a Call to Help the Lawyerless in Court

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How John Paulson Lost Billions In Textbook Publisher Houghton Mifflin


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