Texas Tech University

Ezgi H. Ottolenghi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: ezgi.ottolenghi@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.4214

Office Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday 

Room Number: W318

Education: Ph.D. Temple University

Area of Expertise:
Ownership Structure, Family Firms and Dual Class Shares


Ezgi Ottolenghi


Ezgi H. Ottolenghi is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University. Her research focuses on investigating whether certain ownership structures, such as family ownership, dual class share ownership and having multiple co-founders founding a company are more or less beneficial for minority investors.

Ezgi received her Ph.D. from Temple University in 2017. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., she worked in the banking industry and primarily focused on credit analysis at various banks. Most recently she served as Vice President in Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo. Ezgi received her M.B.A. in Finance from Drexel University, and her B.S. in Business Administration from Bilkent University, Turkey.


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