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Friday, February 26 2021
12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Scheller Lunchtime Live: The Role of Social Media in Financial Markets

Scheller Lunchtime Live is a livestream series hosted by the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business featuring faculty, student, and alumni speakers discussing relevant topics for the tech-driven, digital age.

In this episode, Assistant Professor Robbie Moon discusses research on social media’s emerging role in financial markets. He’ll talk about what research says about the credibility of investors on social media, how firms appear to be using social media, and the potential disruption to traditional sources of financial information.

Just hit "Attend event" on the LinkedIn event and visit the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business page on Friday, February 26 at 12:00 p.m. ET to access the session.

About Robbie Moon

Robbie is an assistant professor with research interests in financial accounting and auditing. He works on a variety of research topics relating to firms' voluntary and mandatory disclosures, nontraditional disclosures such as social media, and the intersection of audit and financial accounting research. Robbie's research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and the Journal of Financial Reporting.

Prior to entering academics, he worked for four years in the advisory practice at KPMG LLP in the firm's Atlanta office. Robbie previously held both CPA and CIA certifications.

When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lindsay, and his four children, James, Michael, Ann Marie, and Elizabeth.