Bob Pozen

Bob Pozen

Formal First Name
Robert (Bob)
8/8/1946 - present

Bob Pozen is a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. During his distinguished career, he has been active in academia, business, and government. Built on his experiences, Pozen’s writings provide practical tips for getting more done at work. Pozen frequently writes for the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Harvard Business Review.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • In 2004, Pozen became the executive chairman of MFS Investment Management, which now manages over $400 billion for mutual funds and pension plans. 
  • During his five years as president of Fidelity, the firm’s assets increased from $500 billion to $900 billion.
  • In late 2001 and 2002, he served on President Bush’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security, where he developed a progressive plan to make the system solvent.