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Ken Fisher

Founder, Executive Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer


About Ken Fisher

Ken Fisher founded Fisher Investments in 1979, which is now a £168 billion* investment adviser and money management firm serving large institutions, high net worth individuals and small business retirement plans globally. By most standards, it is the world’s largest pure wealth manager under the US Investment Advisers Act of 1940. He was CEO for 37 years and now serves as Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer.

Ken’s prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran monthly for 32 1/2 years until 31/12/2016, making Ken the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history.

He writes monthly, native language columns in major media organs around the world, including the New York Post in the United States; the Daily Telegraph in the United Kingdom; Australia’s most read newspaper, The Australian; Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen; Singapore’s The Business Times; Taiwan’s Business Weekly; Caixin—often called the “Bloomberg of China”; South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Weekly Biz; the Netherlands’ largest newspaper, De Telegraaf; Japan’s Diamond Weekly; Spain’s largest business website and newspaper, elEconomista; Germany’s Focus Money; Canada’s most read newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Switzerland’s leading business paper, Handelszeitung; the Hong Kong Economic Journal; Italy’s third largest newspaper and number one business paper, Il Sole 24 Ore; France’s L’Opinion; Belgium’s La Libre; the United Arab Emirates’ The National; and Austria’s Trend. In total, his 20 unique columns span more countries in more total volume than any other columnist of any type ever. He also appears regularly on financial and news media segments—including on Fox News, Fox Business and CNN International—and is active on social media.

Ken has written 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers. His 1970s' theoretical work pioneered an investment analysis tool called the Price-to-Sales Ratio, now part of financial core curriculum. His credits span a multitude of professional and scholarly journals. He is a recipient of the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for outstanding research in the Journal of Portfolio Management.

Ken is ranked #144 on the 2023 Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans and #365 on the 2023 list of Global Billionaires. He and his wife, Sherrilyn, have three adult sons and live near Dallas, Texas.

* As of 30/09/2023. Includes Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries.

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