Managing Director, Global Research & Design
Aye M. Soe is Managing Director, Global Research & Design, at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). In this capacity, Aye heads up the Americas research team. The group is responsible for conceptualization, research, and design of the S&P Global core and quantitative equity, fixed income, commodities, volatility (VIX futures based), multi asset, sustainability (ESG), and alternative asset strategy indices. Aye also regularly publishes on a number of headline S&P DJI publications as well as research papers related to capital markets and investment concepts.
Aye is a frequent contributor to financial media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Barron’s, and CNBC. Her research papers have been published in peer-reviewed practitioners’ journals such as Journal of Index Investing and Journal of Investment Strategies.
Aye is also an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business, teaching MBA courses on Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis.
Prior to joining S&P DJI in 2007, Aye was a research analyst within the Consulting Services Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and an associate product manager at FactSet Research Systems.
She is a CFA Charter holder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the CFA Institute. Aye has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tufts University and a master’s degree in economics from Fordham University. Aye also currently serves as a volunteer at the Benchmark Working Group within the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) at the CFA Institute.