Joel Litman is a Managing Director at Equity Analysis & Strategy, Inc. based in New York. His team is focused on identifying significant stock market mispricings where the underlying value of the business greatly differs from the embedded expectations in the stock price… providing the potential for highest investment returns.
Litman’s career spans the interrelationship between business strategy, performance, and valuation. Methodologies employed include RETURN DRIVEN STRATEGY™, Strategic Valuation™, and the HOLT CFROI© methodology. His career has spanned investment management, investment banking, and management consulting, formerly at employers Credit Suisse First Boston, Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, Deloitte Consulting, and American Express.
With Dr. Mark Frigo, Litman co-authored the book, DRIVEN: Business Strategy, Human Actions, and the Creation of Wealth (www.returndriven.com), and has been published articles or served as editor in journals/magazines including Harvard Business Review, Strategic Finance, Insight, and others.
Litman is a member of the CFA Institute’s Retained Speakers Bureau and teaches regularly at universities in cities including Hong Kong, Tokyo, Dubai, London, and all over North America. Universities have included Harvard Business School, Wharton, London Business School, and others. He is on staff as Professor with the HULT International Business School based in Cambridge and also The Center for Strategy, Execution, and Valuation which he co-founded at the Kellstadt MBA Program in Chicago.
Through the Foundation for Socioeconomic Advancement and Children International, Litman is heavily involved in the support of under-developed communities and education, particularly in the Philippines.