Mihir Worah is CIO Asset Allocation and Real Return and a managing director at PIMCO in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the investment committee and the executive committee, and oversees portfolio management for the U.S. He is a generalist portfolio manager who manages a variety of fixed income, commodity and multi-asset portfolios. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Stanford linear accelerator center, where he built models to explain the difference between matter and anti-matter. In 2012 he co-authored “Intelligent Commodity Indexing,” published by McGraw-Hill. He has over 14 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Chicago.