Jeff Wilson is a partner and Chief Distribution Officer of Research Affiliates, a global leader in smart beta, factor investing, and asset allocation. The firm delivers investment solutions around the world in partnership with leading financial institutions. Jeff is responsible for leading Research Affiliates’ global distribution, marketing, and product management activities. In this role, he directs and manages the firm's outreach to the global investment community. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Prior to joining Research Affiliates, Jeff was senior associate and director of marketing at Maverick Capital in New York City, where he led new business development in the United States, Canada, and Asia. In this capacity he provided sales, marketing, and client service to corporate and public pension plans, endowments, foundations, funds of funds, and multi-family offices. Previously, Jeff had been senior vice president at TCW in Los Angeles, responsible for the firm’s institutional client base in the western and midwestern regions of the United States. Prior to TCW, Jeff was a finance associate at Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
Jeff received his BS and MBA from the University of Southern California.