“Creating a Third Type of Retirement Plan“
Friday, April 7th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
Robert Pozen is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has extensive experience in business, government and journalism. Bob was executive chairman of MFS Investment Management from 2004 to 2011; during this period, the assets of MFS more than doubled from a starting point of $130 billion. From 1987 through 2001, he served in various positions at Fidelity Investment. During his tenure as President of Fidelity Management and Research, from 1997 thru 2001, the assets of the Fidelity Funds rose from $500 billlion to $900 billion. Bob served as Associate General Counsel of the SEC in the late 1970s, and Chairman of the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Financial Reporting in 2007-2008. He was a member of the President’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security, and served as Secretary of Economic Affairs under Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Bob has taught at Georgetown and NYU as well as Harvard and MIT. He has published seven books, mainly on financial issues. His latest book, Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours, was #3 on Fast Company’s list of best business books for 2012. In addition, he often writes editorials for the Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.