Ken Fisher

Listen to Ken describe why he always strives to think differently

Founder, Executive Chairman, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Ken founded Fisher Investments in 1979, which is now a multi-billion dollar money management firm serving large institutions and high net worth individuals globally. He currently serves as Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer.

His prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran from 1984 through 2016, making Ken the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history. 

Ken is a regular contributor to several publications, including USA Today, Financial Times in the UK, Focus Money in Germany, Børsen in Denmark and De Telegraaf in the Netherlands. From 1984 through 2015 Ken wrote 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers. 

His 1970s theoretical work pioneered an investment analysis tool called the Price-to-Sales Ratio, now a core part of financial curriculum. A prize-winning researcher, his credits span a multitude of professional and scholarly journals—a paper he co-authored with Meir Statman in 2000 received the Journal of Portfolio Management’s Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award.

In 2010, ThinkAdvisor recognized Ken on its prestigious Thirty for Thirty list as among the industry’s 30 most influential individuals of the last three decades. Tiburon Strategic Advisors also recognized Ken, awarding him with their 2009 CEO Summit Award for Challenging Conventional Wisdom.

He is ranked #200 on the 2018 Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans and #606 on the 2018 list of Global Billionaires.

Ken and his wife, Sherrilyn, have three adult sons.

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