Raša Karapandža (born January 4, 1978) is a professor of finance at ebs.edu. He serves as an academic director of Master in Finance program and head of chair of finance. He received a PhD degree in economics and finance from Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. He has been a visiting research scholar at NYU and at UC Berkeley. He also serves as a Visiting professor at nyuad.nyu.edu.
Karapandža’s work has been featured in top media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Der Spiegel. He advised members of the US congress on the topics of regulating cryptocurrencies and other blockchain related technologies. He was elected favorite professor by the EBS business school’s student body for his teaching nine years in a row — in 2009 through 2018. What makes him really proud is that he was elected an honorary member of the EBS student-body association.
Karapandža serves on the board of directors of www.rs2.com. A Global Payments Software and Managed Services Provider RS2 is a publicly listed company trusted by Banks, Processors and Payments Service Providers to process over USD$235 billion worth of payments transactions per year. RS2’s BankWORKS is a comprehensive modular payment system used by more than 130 institutions and some of the world’s most innovative and successful payments companies like Barclays and First Data.
Karapandža serves as a mentor at Plug and Play accelerator.
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