Ryan D. Taliaferro, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Director of Equity Strategies
Ryan Taliaferro joined Acadian in 2011 and currently serves as Director of Equity Strategies. Previously, he was the lead portfolio manager for Acadian’s Managed Volatility strategies. Prior to joining Acadian, Mr. Taliaferro was a faculty member in the finance unit at Harvard Business School, where he taught corporate finance and asset pricing. Earlier, he was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Taliaferro earned a Ph.D. in business economics (finance) from Harvard University and an M.B.A. in finance and economics from the University of Chicago. He also holds an AM in economics, and an AM and AB in physics from Harvard University.