Vincent deFilippo

Dr. Vincent DeFilippo, DBA, MBA, is a professor in the School of Accounting and Business at Monroe College. Prior to that he was CEO of a private equity fund in Hong Kong, raising several billion dollars in venture capital for entrepreneurs and publicly traded companies throughout the Asia Pacific Region. His new book Braking Point: How Escalation of Commitment Is Destroying the World (and How You Can Save Yourself), (ViennaRose Publishing, May 3, 2023), is a Wall Street Journal #2 bestseller. Learn more at


Quashing Cognitive Bias: Then and Now 

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” —Galileo  It’s now universally accepted that the Earth orbits the sun every 365 and one-quarter days. However, approximately 400…