Nate Kelso, CFA

Nate Kelso, CFA

Senior Vice President, Head of IT & Chief Information Security Officer

Nate Kelso is Head of Information Technology and serves as Chief Information Security Officer. In this role, he manages the project management and business analysis functions as well as the infrastructure, information security, web program, and cloud computing strategy. Nate also works closely with the Research Affiliates management team to define and execute the firm’s IT strategy.

For more than 20 years, Nate has held various technology management positions within the investment management industry. Prior to joining Research Affiliates, he was a director at BlackRock with responsibility for the development and implementation of software for their alternative investments business.

Nate earned a BA in business administration with an emphasis in finance from Washington State University. Nate holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of CFA Institute and CFA Society Orange County.