Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Aaron Brown

Risk Manager, AQR Capital Management; Author, The Poker Face of Wall Street and A World of Chance


Aaron Brown is risk manager at AQR Capital Management and author of The Poker Face of Wall Street, selected as one of the 10 best books of 2006 by Business Week, and A World of Chance, with Reuven and Gabrielle Brenner. During his 28 years on Wall Street, Brown has been a portfolio manager, trader, head of mortgage securities and risk manager for institutions including Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Prudential Insurance. He also worked as a finance professor. Brown is a regular columnist for Wilmott Magazine and Quantum and writes frequently for other professional publications. The readers of Wilmott named him "Financial Educator of the Year," and his website won Forbes magazine's "Best of the Web for Theory and Practice of Investing." He serves on the editorial board of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and the National Book Critics Circle.


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