Bill Jennings was one of the three original members of the development team. From 2006 to summer 2013 he limited his involvement with Macrorisk Analytics and C4cast while serving as Dean of the College of Business and Economics, Vice President of University Advancement, and Foundation President at California State University, Northridge. Since leaving his University administrative roles, Dr. Jennings has returned to active involvement with MacroRisk Analytics as the Chief Investment Strategist and member of the C4cast Board of Directors. Dr. Jennings is the author of numerous scholarly publications and has extensive experience in institutional investment management. He is also the founding professor of one of the largest student-managed investment portfolios in the country. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.