Eugene F. Soltes

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Eugene Soltes is an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. Professor Soltes has taught in both the MBA ("Financial Reporting and Control") and Executive Education ("Driving Corporate Performance") programs. He currently teaches in the Executive Education program "Program for Leadership Development."

Professor Soltes' research focuses on investor communications. He investigates how managers can effectively distribute news and information to investors. In recent research, Professor Soltes examined ways in which firms gain press coverage. He has also investigated the impact of private meetings with investors and the consequences of greater dissemination of firm news. This work has been featured in numerous industry publications including IR Magazine and IR Update, the monthly publication of the National Investor Relations Institute.

Professor Soltes received his Ph.D. and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to his graduate work, he earned a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in statistics at Harvard University.

  1. Eugene F. Soltes: Winner of the 2012 Best Paper Award from the Financial Research Association for his paper with David H. Solomon “What Are We Meeting For? The Consequences of Private Meetings with Investors” (September 2012).