Steven Kursh is Executive Professor at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, where he conducts research in fintech and financing businesses, and the founder of Software Analysis Group. Dr. Kursh is a former Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice. He has extensive experience in software development, software project management, contract performance, intellectual property, and valuation. Dr. Kursh is the author of Minding the Corporate Checkbook: A Manager’s Guide for Executing Successful Business Investments and several articles and cases. He has received research funding from the GE Foundation, the Kauffman Foundation, and two federal government agencies. Dr. Kursh earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, magna cum laude, Scholar of the College, and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He can be reached at s.Kursh@neu.edu.