Ping Zhou, PhD, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2006. Ping is the CIO of quantitative investments in Neuberger Berman (Shanghai) and a senior portfolio manager of the Quantitative and Multi-Asset Class (QMAC) division. His primary responsibilities are quantitative equity portfolio management and research, as well as other applications of quantitative investments such as asset allocation. He leads the firm's effort in building China quantitative equity business and heads the firm's systematic emerging market equity investments. Ping has also been a portfolio manager of the firm's systematic global equity strategy from 2010 to 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Ping was an assistant professor of accounting at the Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York, Baruch College, where he taught MBA and undergraduate Financial Accounting courses. Ping is the author of two books, "Trading on Corporate Earnings News: Profiting from Targeted, Short-Term Options Positions" and "Option Strategies for Earnings Announcements: A Complete Empirical Analysis". He has published research in high-quality academic journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Investing, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and Journal of Investing. Ping earned a BS in Economics (Accounting) at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (China). He completed the coursework for his M. Econ (Finance) at Fudan University (China) and was awarded his PhD in Accounting from Georgia State University.
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