Bruce M. Kogut is the Sanford C. Bernstein Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School and the Department of Sociology, Columbia University. He is researching Inequality and executive compensation, ideological slant in academic scholarship, and the political color of boards using the tool kit of computational social science. He is in the course of writing a book on the global transmission of productivity in historical perspective. MIT Press published his edited book The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance in 2012, which used graph and simulation tools to analyze the properties of governance in 25 countries and globally; the data in the project are available at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co web site. He was for the academic year 2012-13 a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin. Bruce received a BA from Berkeley, an MIA from Columbia University and a PhD from MIT.