Speaker: Dr. Josef Lakonishok is a Founding Partner, CEO and CIO of LSV Asset Management with more than 40 years of
investment and research experience. Dr. Lakonishok is one of the most
well-published finance scholars in the world covering a wide array of topics
such as analyst forecasts, execution cost measurement, performance evaluation,
momentum strategies, fundamental valuation, seasonalities in stock returns, and
share repurchases. Dr. Lakonishok is a pioneer in the academic field of
behavioral finance, and he has applied these ideas to build a money management
firm that currently has over $100 billion in AUM. Dr. Lakonishok received a
B.A. in Economics and Statistics from Tel Aviv University in 1970 and an M.B.A.
from that university in 1972. He earned an M.S. in Business
Administration in 1974 and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Cornell
University in 1976. Dr. Lakonishok served as the William G. Karnes Professor of
Finance at the College of Commerce & Business Administration at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before stepping down in 2004.
Before that, he held professorships at Tel Aviv University, Cornell University,
the University of North Carolina, and the University of British Columbia.