Ken Fisher

Ken Fisher


Founder, Executive Chairman, Co-Chief Investment Officer


Ken Fisher founded Fisher Investments in 1979, which is now a $197-plus 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 ´40 Act Investment Adviser. 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 12/31/2016, 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 Germany’s Focus Money; Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen; the Netherlands’ largest newspaper, De Telegraaf; Switzerland’s leading business paper, Handelszeitung; Spain’s largest business website and newspaper, elEconomista; Italy’s third largest newspaper and number one business paper, Il Sole 24 Ore; France’s L’Opinion; Belgium’s La Libre; Austria’s TrendCaixin—often called the “Bloomberg of China”; the Hong Kong Economic Journal; Taiwan’s Business Weekly; South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Mint; Japan’s Diamond Weekly; Singapore’s The Business Times; the United Arab Emirates’ The National; and Australia’s most read newspaper, The Australian. In America, he writes in Real Clear Markets.com 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 #150 on the 2022 Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans and #509 on the 2022 list of Global Billionaires. He and his wife, Sherrilyn, have three adult sons and live near Dallas, TX. 


*As of 3/31/2022. Includes Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries.

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