Ken is the founder, Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Fisher Investments, a money management firm serving large institutions and high net worth individuals throughout the world. The firm has offices in Washington, California, the United Kingdom, Germany, Dubai, Australia and Japan, with further global expansion underway.
His prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran from 1984 through 2016, making Ken the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history. He continues to write regular columns for the UK’s Financial Times and Germany’s Focus Money. Ken has written 11 books, including four New York Times bestsellers.
Ken has also been published, interviewed and/or written about in publications globally. His 1970s theoretical work pioneered an investment analysis tool called the Price-to-Sales Ratio, now a core element of modern financial curricula. 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, and in 2010 Investment Advisor recognized Ken on its prestigious “Thirty for Thirty” list of 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.
Founded in 1979, Fisher Investments is an independent, fee-only investment adviser with $112 billion under management.* Fisher Investments maintains four principal business units, Fisher Investments Institutional Group, Fisher Investments Private Client Group, Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions Group and Fisher Investments International Group, which serve a global client base of diverse investors. The clients of Fisher Investments and its affiliates include over 175 large institutions and over 65,000 high net worth individuals. Founder and Executive Chairman Ken Fisher’s “Portfolio Strategy” column for Forbes ran from 1984 through 2016, making him the longest continually running columnist in the magazine’s 90+ year history. He has also authored several New York Times bestsellers on finance and investing. (*As of 9/30/2019)