Chief Investment Officer at GuidedChoice, Inc.
Ganlin Xu, PhD, is the Chief Investment Officer at GuidedChoice, Inc. Dr. Xu has more than two decades of investment industry experience and currently serves as a Quantitative Research Consultant at McKinley Capital Management, LLC. He has worked on various theoretical and practical aspects of portfolio management and published papers in the SIAM Journal of Control and Optimizations and Annals of Applied Probability. He has also written numerous articles on domestic and global stock selection and the role of earnings forecasting in stock selection modeling. Dr. Xu was a co-recipient of the RIIA Practitioner Thought Leadership Award in 2012. He earned a BS in Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China and a PhD in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.
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- Douglas E. Faries is Senior Research Advisor at Lilly USA, where he oversees statistical design and analysis support for Health Outcomes Research.
- Michele M. Burlew designs and programs SAS applications for data management, data analysis, report writing, and graphics for academic and corporate clients.
- Kevin D. Smith has been a software developer at SAS since 1997.