Linda H Zhang, Ph.D, is the founder of Purview Investments, a firm specializing in active ETF research and ETF managed solutions. She has devoted her career to asset management, with extensive expertise in building ETF managed solution business, ETF research and execution, macro investment research and portfolio management. She was most recently the Head of Investment Research and Senior PM at Windhaven Investment, a lead ETF managed solution firm. She joined the ETF ecosystem from an institutional asset manager MFS, as PM of Global Multi-Asset, Absolute Return and Commodities mutual funds. Previously, she was a lead PM at BlackRock's Multi-Asset Solution Group, and served on the asset allocation committee. Her PM tenure started at State Street Research in 2003, where she was the Head of Quant Strategy Group and the lead manager for the firm’s flagship Global Allocation Fund. Dr. Zhang started her career as a quantitative analyst at Baring Asset Management, modeling security, sector, country, factor and investment style selection, conducting quantitative research in fixed income, risk modeling and performance analytics.
Dr. Zhang is a co-founder of Women in ETFs. She is a recipient of the Top Women in Asset Management Awards 2015 by Money Management Executive. She has spoken extensively about global investment and ETF topics in industry conferences, business media. She has published in Journal of Investing, CFA Digest, Journal of Alternative Investments and etf.com. She is a member of The Economic Club of New York and Boston Committee on Foreign Relations. Dr. Zhang got her B.A. in Business from University of Regina, Canada, a Master's degree in Applied Economics and a Ph.D in Finance from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.