Tobias J. Moskowitz
Tobias “Toby” Moskowitz is the Fama Family Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he has taught since 1998. Professor Moskowitz was recognized by the American Finance Association with its 2007 Fischer Black Prize, which is awarded biennially to the top finance scholar in the world under the age of 40 in years when one is deemed deserving.
His work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Financial Times, US News and World Report, Money magazine, and a 2005 speech by former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. He has also appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell and Squawk Box, as well as Bloomberg.
Professor Moskowitz serves as a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and is a former editor of the Review of Financial Studies and a current associate editor of the Journal of Finance. He has presented his research at many academic, corporate, and government institutions worldwide.
Professor Moskowitz spent the 2007-2008 academic year on leave at AQR Capital Management, LLC a hedge fund in Greenwich, CT, with which he has an ongoing consulting relationship.
Born in West Lafayette, IN, Moskowitz earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial management and industrial engineering (with distinction) in 1993 from Purdue University, a master’s degree in management from Purdue in 1994, and a Ph.D. in finance from UCLA in 1998.
L. Jon Wertheim
Jon Wertheim, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, is one of the most accomplished sports journalists in America. His work has been cited in The Best American Sports Writing anthology four times (2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009) as well as The Best American Crime Writing (2009). He is the author of seven highly-praised books.
Wertheim is also a regular contributor to CNN and NPR’s “Marketplace.” At the four tennis Grand Slams, he is a commentator for the Tennis Channel. In 2010-11, he served as a resident Ferris Professor at Princeton University.
Wertheim joined Sports Illustrated in 1996 and quickly became one of the magazine’s most authoritative voices on tennis, the NBA, sports business and law and social issues. One of the chief investigative writers and reporters for the magazine, Wertheim has explored wide-ranging subject matters, from high school hazing to performance-enhancing drugs and steroids in sports. His weekly Tennis Mailbag on SI.com is considered must reading among tennis aficionados. He also speaks about sports business issues on college campuses and for corporate audiences.
A native of Bloomington, IN, Wertheim is a 1993 graduate of Yale University and received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. He serves on the alumni advisory board of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative and is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association.
*Moskowitz and Wertheim are lifelong friends who met at summer camp in 1983 (see proof). Their shared love of sports and unconventional thinking created “SCORECASTING” 25 years later.