Roger G. Ibbotson MBA, PHD

Chairman, CIO, Zebra Capital Management LLC

Roger Ibbotson is Chairman & Chief Investment Officer of Zebra Capital.  He is a member of the Zebra Capital portfolio management team having served in this role since the firm was founded in 2001.  He is also Professor in the Practice Emeritus of Finance at Yale School of Management. Professor Ibbotson is Founder, Advisor and former Chairman of Ibbotson Associates, now a Morningstar Company with in excess of $100 billion under advisement. He has written numerous books and articles including Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation with Rex Sinquefield (updated annually) which serves as a standard reference for information on capital market returns. Professor Ibbotson conducts research on a broad range of financial topics, including investment returns, mutual funds, international markets, portfolio management, and valuation.  He has published The Equity Risk Premium with William Goetzmann and Lifetime Financial Advice with Milevsky, Chen, and Zhu.  He has also co-authored two books with Gary Brinson, Global Investing and Investment Markets.  In addition, he has co-authored a textbook with Jack Clark Francis, Investments: A Global Approach.  He is a regular contributor and editorial board member to both trade and academic journals.  He is the recipient of many awards including the Graham and Dodd Scrolls in 1979, 1982, 1984, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012, and best FAJ article of 2013. Professor Ibbotson serves on numerous boards including Dimensional Fund Advisors’ funds.  He frequently speaks at universities, conferences, and other forums.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Purdue University, his M.B.A. from Indiana University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago where he taught for more than ten years and served as Executive Director of the Center for Research in Security Prices.