Yoshimasa Satoh, CFA, is vice president and product strategist/solutions specialist, APAC, at eVestment. He has been in charge of portfolio management, multi-asset investment strategy, and asset allocation model research and development throughout his career. Previously, he served as a portfolio manager of quantitative investment strategies at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and other companies. He started his career at Nomura Research Institute, where he led Nomura Securities’ equity trading technology team. Yoshimasa is a board director of CFA Society Japan. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree of engineering from the University of Tsukuba.
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