Torben G Andersen, Northwestern University

Torben G. Andersen is the Nathan S. and Mary P. Sharp Professor of Finance. He joined Northwestern in 1991 and is a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and an International Fellow of the Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Economic Time Series (CREATES) in Aarhus, Denmark. In addition, Professor Andersen was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2008 and Fellow of the Society for Financial Econometrics, SoFiE, in 2013.

Randolf Roth, Eurex Group

Randolf Roth is a member of the Executive Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG / Management Board of Eurex Deutschland, responsible for Market Design.

Until February 2016, Randolf served as CEO of two related companies: Zimory GmbH and Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG in Berlin. Previously, between 1999 and 2014, he had already been working for Eurex in London, Chicago and Frankfurt in a number of roles including Head of Strategy and Head of Market Structure. From 2011 to 2016, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the European Energy Exchange (EEX). Randolf holds a PhD in Financial Engineering from Technische Universität Dresden.

Viktor Todorov, Northwestern University

Viktor Todorov is a Professor of Finance. He joined Kellogg in 2007 after completing his PhD in Economics at Duke University.

Professor Todorov’s research interests include theoretical and empirical asset pricing, derivatives and econometrics. His recent research focuses on robust estimation of asset pricing models using high-frequency financial data as well as the identification and modeling of jump risk premium combining information from options markets.