Scott Simon

PIMCO, Former Managing Director & Head of Asset-Backed Securities

Until recently, Scott was a managing director in the Newport Beach office, a senior member of PIMCO's portfolio management and strategy groups and head of the mortgage- and asset-backed securities teams. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2000, he was a Senior Managing Director and co-head of MBS pass-through trading at Bear Stearns. He also authored The Daily MBS Commentary there. Scott was named to positions on the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed-Income Research Team, seven times, including first place in MBS pass-throughs and overall MBS strategies. He has 30 years of investment experience and holds both master's and undergraduate degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University.