Podcast: Factor Investing with Vanguard Factor Fund PM Liqian Ren (Wes & Jack)

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Podcast: Factor Investing with Vanguard Factor Fund PM Liqian Ren (Wes & Jack)

By |2018-07-30T08:13:09+00:00July 27th, 2018|Factor Investing, Podcasts|

Here is a link to our podcast on Behind the Markets

In this episode of Behind the Markets host Wes Gray talks factor investing as a strategy with one of the few female portfolio managers in finance. She’ll talk about growing up in a small village in China and how she ended up managing money for Vanguard!

Guest Info:
Liqian Ren, Ph.D. – A portfolio manager in the Vanguard Quantitative Equity Group (QEG), where she manages Vanguard’s factor funds and conducts research on factor strategies.

Jack Vogel – CIO and CFO of Alpha Architect

You can listen to the podcast via the link below:

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About the Author:

Wesley Gray, PhD
Wes Gray has published multiple academic papers and four books, including Quantitative Value (Wiley, 2012), DIY Financial Advisor (Wiley, 2015), and Quantitative Momentum (Wiley, 2016).After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago where he studied under Nobel Prize Winner Eugene Fama. Next, Wes took an academic job in his wife’s hometown of Philadelphia and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management firm that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. He is a contributor to multiple industry publications and regularly speaks to professional investor groups across the country. Wes currently resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.
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