19 years of experience
12 years at AQR
Ph.D., M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Yonsei University
Hoon is the head of equity portfolio management in AQR’s Global Stock Selection group, responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management decisions for all long/short and long-only equity strategies. He has contributed to advancements in various areas of investment strategy and process, including alpha signal research, portfolio construction, performance attribution and portfolio analytics. He also played a key role in building AQR’s defensive equity strategies. Prior to AQR, he was the head of quantitative equity research at Mellon Capital Management in San Francisco. Hoon earned a B.A. in business administration from Yonsei University in South Korea, and an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in business/accounting from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a CPA (in Korea) and a CFA charterholder.