Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He is Managing Editor of the Review of Finance, the leading academic finance journal in Europe. Alex’s book, Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit, was featured in the Financial Times Best Business Books of 2020 and won the Financial Times award for Excellence in Sustainable Finance Education. He is a co-author of the 14th edition of Principles of Corporate Finance (with Brealey, Myers, and Allen). Alex was named Professor of the Year by Poets & Quants in 2021 and has won 23 teaching awards at Wharton and LBS. On this episode, Alex talks with Jon about confronting confirmation bias, share buybacks and growing the pie.