James H. Simons
Mathematician; Company executive
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
President and Founder. Accomplishments span mathematics, business, and philanthropy. Awarded Veblen Prize in Geometry by the American Mathematical Society. Named Financial Engineer of the Year (2006) by the IAFE. Established he Simons Foundation which supports research in mathematics and physics and is the leading private contributor to research on the causes of autism.