Managing Director, Global Head of Product Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Aye M. Soe is Managing Director, Global Head of Product Management at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Aye heads up the Product Management Group, which has global responsibility for the commercial success of each of S&P DJI’s product lines: U.S. Equity, Global Equity, Fixed Income, Commodities, Real Assets, Strategy, and Custom Indices, as well as Data.
Prior to this role, Aye headed up the Americas research team. The group is responsible for conceptualization, research, and design of core and quantitative equity, fixed income, commodities, volatility (VIX® futures based), multi asset, environmental, social, and governance (ESG), and alternative asset strategy indices. She also regularly publishes in 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 The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Barron’s, and CNBC. Her research papers have been published in peer-reviewed practitioner journals such as Journal of Investing, 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 since 2014. 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.Aye has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tufts University and a master’s degree in economics from Fordham University. She is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society New York and the CFA Institute. Aye is currently a member of the Asset Management Advisory Committee for the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition to being involved with Women in ETFs (WE), Aye also serves as a volunteer at the Benchmark Working Group within the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) at the CFA Institute.