Media Resources

Hear our expert staff and Members speak on topics ranging from practical strategies in hedge fund investing to the importance of education in the alternatives space.


June 12, 2020

Should retail investors be allowed to participate in private capital? Do the social and financial risks outweigh the long term benefits? With so much capital formation shifting to the private markets, are retirement goals at risk by relying solely on public markets? Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA, and John Bowman, Senior Managing Director, CAIA, join a panel of experts including Andrea Auerbach, Partner and Head of Global Private Investments at Cambridge Associates, Barbara Roper, Director of Investor Protection at Consumer Federation of America, and Lawrence Calcano, Chief Executive Officer at iCapital Network to provide a balanced and objective dialogue about how the industry should weigh these complex topics.

February 10, 2020

Robert Cultraro, Mauricio Guzman, Sharmila Kassam, and Ju Hui Lee, joined moderator John Bowman of CAIA Association on day 2 of the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2020 for a panel discussion on the potential effects our shifting geopolitical climate could have on the alternatives market,...

February 7, 2020

On day 2 of the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2020, CAIA CEO Bill Kelly welcomed Patricia Alejo, ClarkCheng, Stephen Thompson and Anna Totdahl to a panel discussion on how to approach investing for the long term in the face of current global issues and market trends.

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February 7, 2020

At this year's Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, CAIA CEO Bill Kelly hosted a panel on the impact of climate change and ESG investing on the industry. During the lively discussion, Rohitesh Dhawan, Bonnie Wongtrakool, and Mark Yusko provided actionable insights and the ESG trade-offs we need...

February 3, 2020

Named Forbes 30 under 30, a member of the World Economic Forum, and founder of a high frequency trading hedge fund launched from her MIT dorm room, Christina Qi, CAIA, opens up about her career, facing set-backs, insecurities, and adversity head on, and what propels her forward even on days when...

February 2, 2020

Part 2 of our 2-part conversation with Christina Qi, CAIA, Founding Partner of Domeyard Fund, Debbie McLean, Managing Director of CAIA's Global Relations learns more about Christina's path from an internationally-trained pianist to starting one of the most successful hedge funds.

May 3, 2019

CAIA New York, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, and 100 Women in Finance partnered to present a panel discussing the opportunities, challenges, and strategies for a successful career in asset management for women.Over 50 students, new and seasoned professionals gathered to network...

April 30, 2019

The CAIA Virtual Chapter hosted an event where Professor Stephen Brown presented from a paper he co-authored titled, "Sensation Seeking & Hedge Funds." In using a novel data set of automobile purchases by hedge fund managers, their paper exploits cross-sectional variation in vehicle...

March 22, 2019

CAIA CEO Bill Kelly sat down with Drew Chan, CAIA Member and head of the Los Angeles Chapter to discuss ALTSLA2019, the industry, and what's going on at CAIA Association. Listen in to find out more.

December 19, 2018

Geir Watland, CAIA, CFA and Ryan Stevens, CAIA, CFA discuss the benefits of earning both designations, particularly in light of CAIA Association's new Stackable Credential Pilot Program.