Philippe Hercot

Executive Professor
Director of Aggies on Wall Street


Philippe Hercot has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking and private equity industries both in the United States and in Europe. He acted as an investment banker on Wall Street, co-founded an investment company targeting hands-on, control investments of small and mid-sized French companies, led a French industrial portfolio company as its CEO, acted as a consultant to a wide array of companies, as well as invested in niche private equity funds as Partner of a global investment company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School as well as a Master in Management Grande Ecole from HEC Paris.

In late 2015, Mr. Hercot joined the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University as an Executive Professor in the Department of Finance. He teaches courses on corporate finance, private equity and financial modeling to undergraduate and Master of Science in Finance students.

Mr. Hercot also leads Aggies on Wall Street, a high impact program of the Department of Finance that provides high-achieving students with superior access to opportunities in the very competitive investment banking and private equity industries.