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Myron Scholes, PhD

Chief Investment Strategist

Myron Scholes is Chief Investment Strategist at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he leads the firm’s evolving asset allocation product development efforts and partners with the investment team, contributing macro insights and quantitative analysis specific to hedging, risk management, and disciplined portfolio construction. Myron is also a member of the firm’s Solutions Group, a team that constructs multi-asset solutions for clients’ complex investment objectives. Among his many accomplishments, he is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Myron is widely known for his seminal work in options pricing, capital market equilibrium, tax policies, and the financial services industry. He is a Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and co-originator of the Black-Scholes options pricing model, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1997.

Myron holds a PhD from the University of Chicago. He has numerous honorary doctorate degrees. He was awarded the Innovator of the Year Award from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Derivatives Association. Additionally, he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Myron has consulted widely with many financial institutions, corporations, and exchanges, and has lectured for many academic groups and other organisations around the world. He has 54 years of financial industry experience.