The Rise of ETFs as Risk Timing Tools
Event Chair: Jonathan Masse, CFA
Lee Kranefuss and Dr. Vinay Nair, both of 55 Capital, will discuss the past, present and future of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and the benefits of risk-timing rather than market-timing.
• Lee Kranefuss, the original founder of iShares, will discuss “ETFs: Where we’ve been & Where we’re going”
• Dr Vinay Nair, professor at the Wharton School of business, will present “The case for effectively building all-ETF portfolios with a risk-timing framework”.
Lee Kranefuss, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, 55 Capital
Lee is the former Chairman of Source, a leading ETF business. Prior to joining Source, Lee was the founder and creator of iShares, the world’s largest ETF provider. He also managed Barclays Global Investors’ (BGI) institutional asset allocation, private equity, securities lending, capital markets & indexing businesses. He has an MBA from the Wharton School and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University.
Dr. Vinay Nair, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, 55 Capital
Vinay is the former CEO of Ada Investments, where he helped form an investment platform and team to design portfolio solutions using financial research and quantitative methods. Prior to founding Ada, Vinay was research director at Old Lane, a hedge fund firm founded by senior executives at Morgan Stanley. He is currently a visiting professor at the Wharton School, having previously been a faculty member, and has also been a visiting professor at The University of Pompeu-Fabra (Barcelona), University of Amsterdam, The Indian School of Business and the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. He has a PhD in Financial Economics from the Stern School at NYU and an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology.
CFASF Members: $25
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