Mason Morfit is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ValueAct Capital. Prior to this, he was a largely unknown stock picker, working at a largely unknown hedge fund. Then in 2013, he produced a detailed report on how to fix a lumbering Microsoft. This report won ValueAct and Morfit respect among Microsoft’s largest shareholders. He has lectured on issues of corporate governance and executive compensation at Stanford Law School’s Director’s College, the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.