Nam Le is a Ph.D. candidate in Finance at the College of Business, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research interest is empirical corporate finance, focusing on corporate liquidity policies, innovation and their relation to product market competition and labor issues. His job market paper shows evidence that the risk of proprietary information and human capital loss through former employees can have a significant effect on payout policy. Nam has taught Fixed-income Investments (FINA 367) for undergraduate students and an Empirical Research Method and Programming Bootcamp for Ph.D. Students. Prior to his doctoral studies, Nam earned a Master's degree in Financial Risk Management and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Colorado State University. He is scheduled to take the CFA level III Exam in June 2020.