Stephen A. Ross

Stephen A. Ross is the Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics at the
Sloan School of Management at MIT. An internationally recognized scholar in finance and economics, Stephen Ross is best known as the inventor of the Arbitrage Pricing Theory of Agency, as well as the co-discoverer of risk-neutral pricing and the binomial model for pricing derivatives. He is a Principal of Compensation Valuation, Inc., a firm specializing in the development and application of intellectual property for valuation and risk management issues. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a director of Freddie Mac and a former director of the College Retirement Equities Fund. Professor Ross is also a trustee of the California Institute of Technology.