Jason is founder and CIO of Rayliant Global Advisors (RGA), a global investment management group with assets under management and advisory of more than US$26 billion as of March 31 2019. Rayliant specializes in asset allocation and quantitative investing in emerging markets equities with a unique focus on Greater China. Jason also co-founded Research Affiliates, a US$150 billion investment manager known for its work in Smart Beta indices and asset allocation
Jason sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting and the Journal of Index Investing. Jason is also an adjunct professor in finance at UCLA, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in China, Kyoto University in Japan and National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
Jason authored more than 40 journal articles and is a contributing author on 8 handbooks in finance and economics. Jason has won 2 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award awarded by the CFA Institute, 3 Bernstein/Fabozzi-Jacob/Levy Outstanding Research Award, 3 William Sharpe Best Research Award and 1 FAJ Reader’s Choice Award. Jason was recognized by Institutional Investor in 2008 as 1 of the 20 rising stars of the industry. He also co-invented the Fundamental Index, which won best index from the Global Pension Magazine in 2007, 2008, and 2009.