Scott D. Stewart, CFA, discusses qualitative and quantitative techniques for manager selection.
About the Speaker(s)
Scott D. Stewart, CFA, is a clinical professor of finance and accounting at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He is also co-faculty director of Cornell’s Parker Center for Investment Research. Previously, Professor Stewart served as a research associate professor at Boston University’s School of Management and the faculty director of the school’s graduate program in investment management. Prior to his academic career, he was a portfolio manager of global long and long–short equity, fixed-income, and asset allocation strategies. Professor Stewart was founder and equity group leader of the Structured Investments Group at Fidelity Investments, senior adviser to equity research at Fidelity, and a portfolio manager at State Street Bank Asset Management Division (now State Street Global Advisors). His research interests include investments, the behavior of institutional investors, and management education. Professor Stewart is a member of the board of CFA Society Boston, associate editor of the Journal of Risk Finance, coauthor of Running Money: Professional Portfolio Management, and author of Manager Selection. He earned an MBA and a PhD in finance at Cornell University.