NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Journal of Portfolio Management (JPM) announces that Marcos López de Prado, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners and Research Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been named to the Journal’s Advisory Board, effective March 1, 2015.
López de Prado is the former Head of Quantitative Trading & Research at Hess Energy Trading Company and Head of Global Quantitative Research at Tudor Investment Corporation. In addition to his 17 years of trading and investment management experience at some of the largest corporations, he has received several academic appointments, including Postdoctoral Research Fellow of RCC at Harvard University and Visiting Scholar at Cornell University. He earned a Ph.D. in Financial Economics (2003), a second Ph.D. in Mathematical Finance (2011) from Complutense University, is a recipient of the National Award for Excellence in Academic Performance by the Government of Spain (National Valedictorian, 1998) among other awards, and has an Erdös #2 and Einstein #4 according to the American Mathematical Society.
The Journal of Portfolio Management is the leading research publication for institutional finance, offering articles that provide a roadmap to modern portfolio practice, as well as practical tools and techniques for institutional investing. On this appointment, Allison Adams, Institutional Investor Journals Publisher, shared these remarks, "We are very pleased to welcome Marcos to the JPM Board. His commitment and contributions in prior years and inspiring record in the industry adds a wealth of experience and resources to the already accomplished board, and will further enable us to offer articles that lead the industry in both theory and practice.”
“JPM stands among practitioners as the premier journal in finance, with contributing authors over the past 40 years that include the top thought leaders in the industry and academia,” commented López de Prado. “Several groundbreaking financial innovations can be traced back to JPM’s research articles, including the concept of index fund, the Sharpe ratio, and the fundamental law of active management. I look forward to helping the JPM continue its tradition of innovation in investment management.”
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About The Journal of Portfolio Management
Edited by Frank Fabozzi and founded in 1974 by Peter L. Bernstein, The Journal of Portfolio Management is the leading editorial source of cutting-edge strategies and analyses for institutional investment management. Published by Institutional Investor, it is available quarterly in print and online. Each issue of JPM features articles by the most renowned researchers and practitioners—including Nobel laureates—whose works define modern portfolio theory.