Kevin T. Carter
Mr. Carter is the Founder of EMQQ the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSE: EMQQ) and Chairman of the EMQQ Index Committee. Prior to EMQQ Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of AlphaShares, an investment firm offering five Emerging Markets ETFs in partnership with Guggenheim Investments. Previously Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of Active Index Advisors acquired by Natixis in 2005 and the Founder & CEO of eInvesting acquired by ETRADE in 2000. Mr. Carter received a degree in Economics from the University of Arizona and began his career in 1992 with Robertson Stephens & Company.
Dr. Burton Malkiel
Dr. Malkiel serves as an Advisor to the EMQQ Index Committee. Dr. Malkiel is the Chief Investment Officer of WealthFront and a long time Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He is widely considered one of the pioneers of index investing and ETFs. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Vanguard, Dean of the Yale School of Management and as Chairman of the Princeton University Economics Department. Dr. Malkiel is also well known for his seminal work A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Dr. Malkiel holds B.A. and MBA degrees from Harvard and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.
Richard Kang has the experience of over 25 NYSE listed ETF launches since May 2009. Richard was one of three founders of a NY based asset manager whose ETF product lineup focused on underlying exposures in emerging and frontier markets. Over his 20 years of buy-side experience, Richard has had senior roles at a hedge fund, fund-of-hedge fund, investment counseling firm, index provider and ETF issuer/manager. He sits on FTSE's Country Classification Indexing Committee as well as the editorial board of Institutional Investors' The Journal of Index Investing, the only academic journal for the indexing and ETF industry.
Lin Li serves as an Advisor to the EMQQ Index Committee. Mr. Li is a Portfolio Manager at Holly Futures, a Chinese investment manager, based in Nanjing trading Chinese equities and index derivatives on mainland (Shanghai & Shenzhen) and international markets (Hong Kong and New York). Previously, Mr. Li was as an analyst for AlphaShares, an Emerging Markets investment firm located in San Francisco. He holds Master’s degree in Financial Analysis from University of San Francisco and a BS in Engineering from Chongqing University in China.