Join thought leaders from business, government and academia at the

5th Annual USC Corporate Governance Summit

Ken Merchant - Deloitte & Touche LLP Chair in Accountancy and Professor of Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business

Ken Merchant is an expert in management accounting and management control systems. He has published in Accounting, Organizations and Society, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and Journal of Marketing, served on the editorial board of Accounting, Organizations and Society and The Accounting Review. He has received three Notable Contributions to Research awards from the American Accounting Association, one for lifetime contributions to the field. Professor Merchant served as Dean of the Leventhal School of Accounting from 1994 to 2001. He is the author of Blind Spots, Biases, and other Pathologies in the Boardroom, published in 2010.

Before joining USC, he taught at Harvard Business School and the University of California, Berkeley.