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: 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: March 8, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by David Keller (President and Chief Strategist, Sierra Alpha Research) and Danielle DiMartino Booth (CEO and Director of Intelligence, Quill Intelligence LLC) on the Friday, March 8, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

Behind the Markets: March 1, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Kelvin Zhang (Partner, AlphaLetters LLC) and Peter Boockvar (Chief Investment Officer, Bleakley Advisory Group) on the Friday, March 1, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

Behind the Markets: February 22, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Martin Fridson (Chief Investment Officer, Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors LLC) and Bill Stone (Chief Investment Officer, Stone Investment Partners) on the Friday, February 22, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Behind the Markets: February 15, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Simon White (Managing Editor, Variant Perception) and Greg Valliere (US Policy Strategist, AGF Investments) on the Friday, February 15, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, February 15, 2019

Behind the Markets: February 1, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Johnny Davi (Founder & CIO, Astoria Portfolio Advisors) on the Friday, February 1, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, February 1, 2019

Behind the Markets: January 11, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Michael Oyster (Author, N/A) on the Friday, January 11, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, January 11, 2019

Behind the Markets: December 7, 2018

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Wesley Gray are joined by Nitesh Shah (Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe) and Geetesh Bhardwaj (Managing Director in Research, SummerHaven Investment) on the Friday, December 7, 2018 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, December 7, 2018

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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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 comesRead More

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