Dr. Xiao Qiao is the Co-Head of Research at Paraconic Technologies and was previously a researcher at SummerHaven Investment Management. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management. His research has been featured in Forbes and Institutional Investor Journals and won a best paper award at the R/Finance 2016 conference. Prior to SummerHaven, Dr. Qiao built predictive models forecasting the stock market at Hull Investments, and worked in Morgan Stanley’s wealth management division. Dr. Qiao received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.S. in Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Summa Cum Laude in both. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago where he was Dr. Eugene Fama’s teaching assistant.