Liqian Ren Ph.D.

Director of Modern Alpha, Wisdom Tree

Liqian Ren, Ph.D., is the Director of Modern Alpha at WisdomTree. In this newly created role, Liqian will enhance and lead WisdomTree’s quantitative investment capabilities and serve as a thought leader for WisdomTree’s Modern AlphaTM approach. Liqian will report to Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree EVP and Global Head of Research. Liqian comes to WisdomTree from Vanguard, where she worked for twelve years, most recently as Portfolio Manager in the Quantitative Equity Group managing Vanguard’s factor funds and conducting research on factor strategies. Prior to joining Vanguard, she was an Associate Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Liqian received her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Peking University in Beijing, her Masters in Economics from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and her MBA and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Twitter – @RLiqian

Past Appearances

Behind the Markets: May 31, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Srinivas Thiruvadanthai (Director of Research, Jerome Levy Forecasting Center), Peter Mallouk (President & Chief Investment Officer; Owner of firm, Creative Planning), and Gaurav Sinha (Asset Allocation Strategist, WisdomTree) on the Friday, May 31, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Behind the Markets: May 17, 2019 – Reunion Radio!

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Dali Yang (Professor, Author) and Chad Liu (Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer , Prudence Investment Management) on the Friday, May 17, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

Behind the Markets: May 10, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by David Lai (Partner and Co-Chief Officer) and Keith Wardrip (Community Development Research Manager, Federal Reserve Bank) on the Friday, May 10, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 10, 2019

Behind the Markets: May 3, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Anne Marie Knott (Professor, University of Washington) and Christopher Jones (Chief Investment Officer, EVP Investment Management, Edelman Financial Engines) on the Friday, May 3, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

Behind the Markets: April 26, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Matt McAleer (Executive Vice President and Director of Equity Strategies, Cumberland Advisors), Allison Schrager (Author, N/A), and Steve Cordasco (Founder, Cordasco Financial Network) on the Friday, April 26, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Behind the Markets: April 12, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Steve Cordasco (Founder, Cordasco Financial Network) on the Friday, April 12, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Behind the Markets: April 5, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Josh Brown (CEO, Ritholtz Wealth Management) and Tim Duy (Professor of Practice, University of Oregon, Department of Economics) on the Friday, April 5, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

Behind the Markets: March 22, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Gene Goldman (Chief Investment Officer, Director of Research, Cetera Investment Management) on the Friday, March 22, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Behind the Markets: March 15, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Jay Hatfield (Founder, CEO and Portfolio Manager, Infracap) and Gaurav Sinha (Asset Allocation Strategist, WisdomTree) on the Friday, March 15, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, March 15, 2019

Behind the Markets: November 16, 2018

Hosts Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Maura Pape (Strategist, Director of Business Development, DeepMacro, LLC) and Liqian Ren Ph.D. (Director of Modern Alpha, Wisdom Tree) on the Friday, November 16, 2018 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, November 16, 2018

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Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Andy Rothman (Investment Strategist, Matthews Asia) on the Friday, June 14, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.

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