Manju Puri is the J. B. Fuqua Professor at The Fuqua School of Business. She is a member of the finance faculty and is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Puri’s expertise is in the area of empirical corporate finance and financial intermediation, with focus on commercial banks, investment banks, venture capital and entrepreneurship. Professor Puri’s work is relevant in understanding the role of venture capitalists in startups, entrepreneurial attitudes, bank-firm and bank-depositor relationships, the scope of bank activities, how shocks to banks get transmitted internationally, and factors underlying bank runs. Puri’s research has appeared in publications such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. Professor Puri is a coeditor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and serves as associate editor of several journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Research and Journal of Financial Services Research.