Instructor of Professional Practice
Braun C. Kiess is a successful financial executive, serial entrepreneur, educator and investor. With over 17 years of experience in a diverse range of industries, Mr. Kiess’ professional roles have included: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Director of Business Development. Mr. Kiess is currently the Co-founder and CFO of RST Automation LLC and a Director at Partners2Market LLC.
Mr. Kiess sits on multiple corporate Boards, and is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Rutgers Business School, where his courses include Evaluating New Business Ventures, Venture Capital Analysis and Managing Growing Ventures, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to being a member of the Rutgers faculty, Mr. Kiess is a widely recognized expert on Financial Statement Analysis and Financial Strategy. He is a preferred instructor for Rutgers Business School’s Executive Education programs. Mr. Kiess regularly consults to Fortune 500 companies and IP-based startups on valuation.
He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance (Summa Cum Laude) from Rutgers University and has Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degrees from both Columbia Business School and London Business School.
MBA, Columbia Business School
MBA, London Business School
B.A., Rutgers University
Professor Kiess teaches in the Executive MBA program.