Andrew W. Lo
Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, and a principal investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is the author of Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought, Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective, and co-author of A Non-Random Walk Down Wall Street, The Econometrics of Financial Markets, The Evolution of Technical Analysis, and The Heretics of Finance. His awards include Batterymarch, Guggenheim, and Sloan Fellowships; the Paul A. Samuelson Award; the Eugene Fama Prize; the Harry M. Markowitz Award; and numerous teaching awards, and is one of TIME’s “100 most influential people in the world.”
Stephen R. Foerster
Stephen R. Foerster is a Professor of Finance at Ivey Business School, Western University, with a PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He has won numerous teaching and research awards including the William F. Sharpe Award. Foerster has written two textbooks: Financial Management: A Primer, and Financial Management: Concepts and Applications. He is currently a member of Western University’s pension board and was formerly a director and chair of the investment committee of Western’s alumni endowment fund.