We will host our 6th annual “Democratize Quant” conference on May 18th via Zoom.

The event is 100% free, but we do screen participants to enforce our “no spammers” policy.

Our speaker line-up is excellent, and we look forward to some exciting discussions.

5/1809:30 – 09:45IntroductionWes GrayCEO Alpha Architect
5/1809:45 – 10:15ETF Industry UpdateEric BalchunasSenior ETF Analyst, Bloomberg
5/1810:15 – 10:40The Value Factor; PresenterCliff AsnessCIO, AQR
5/1810:40 – 10:50The Value Factor; DiscussantKai WuCIO, Sparkline Capital
5/1810:50 – 11:00Q&AAudience
5/1811:00 – 11:10Break/Q&AAudience
5/1811:10 – 11:35Reimagined Indexing; PresenterQue NguyenCIO, RAFI Equities
5/1811:35 – 11:45Reimagined Indexing; DiscussantCorey HoffsteinCIO, Newfound Research
5/1811:45 – 12:00Q&AAudience
5/1812:00 – 12:15Conclusion/Event EndsWes GrayCEO Alpha Architect

About the Author: Wesley Gray, PhD

Wesley Gray, PhD
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 dedicated to an impact mission of empowering investors through education. He is a contributor to multiple industry publications and regularly speaks to professional investor groups across the country. Wes has published multiple academic papers and four books, including Embedded (Naval Institute Press, 2009), Quantitative Value (Wiley, 2012), DIY Financial Advisor (Wiley, 2015), and Quantitative Momentum (Wiley, 2016). Dr. Gray currently resides in Palmas Del Mar Puerto Rico with his wife and three children. He recently finished the Leadville 100 ultramarathon race and promises to make better life decisions in the future.