Zvi Bodie is Professor of Finance at Boston University School of Management; he also serves on the Pension Research Council Advisory Board and is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Task Force on Interest Methods. Previously he visited Harvard's School of Business Administration and served on the finance faculty at MIT's Sloan School of Management. His research interests include investment, portfolio choice, and finance. Dr Bodie received the Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
David Cummins is Harry J. Loman Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Executive Director of the S.S. Huebner Foundation. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Suzanne Doyle is a Ph.D. student at the School of Economics, University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Arthur Fliegelman is Vice-President and Senior Credit Officer in the Financial Institutions Group of Moody's Investors Service where he serves as lead analyst for a portfolio of life insurance companies and evaluates insurance company creditworthiness. Previous positions include principal at A. Fliegelman & Associates, an investment research and consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry; analyst at Salomon Brothers specializing in insurance company investment issues; senior analyst in CIGNA Corporation's investment affiliate responsible for coordinating the company's insurance and investment process; and investment consultant with Hay Associates. Mr Fliegelman received his MBA in finance and insurance from the Wharton School. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and an active member of the New York Society of Security Analysts; he is also Vice-Chair of the NYSSA's Committee for Improved Corporate Reporting.
Peter Forsyth is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. His research interests concern numerical solution of partial differential equations, solution techniques for large sparse matrices, and computational finance. Previous positions include Director of the Institute for Computer Research at Waterloo, President of Dynamic Reservoir Systems, and a Senior Simulation Scientist with the Computer Modelling Group.