Daniel Villalon

18 years of experience
13 years at AQR
M.B.A., University of Chicago
B.A., Pomona College

Dan Villalon is a Principal and Global Co-head of the Portfolio Solutions Group at AQR Capital Management. In this role, he oversees the team responsible for advising clients on portfolio challenges as well as creating investor-oriented thought leadership, such as Alternative Thinking and other published research. Additionally, Dan founded, co-wrote and hosted AQR’s podcast, The Curious Investor. Prior to joining AQR, Dan was a senior business analyst at Mitchell Madison Group and an investment analyst in the private bank at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He earned a B.A. in physics from Pomona College and an M.B.A. with a concentration in analytical finance from the University of Chicago Booth’s School of Business. Dan is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Investing.


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