John Reese is the founder and CEO of Validea.com, an Internet-based supplier of research and analytical tools for individual and professional investors, and Validea Capital Management, LLC, an asset management firm serving high-net-worth individuals and institutions. Mr. Reese is a pioneer in the online investment research arena. He holds two US patents in automated stock analysis and is considered an expert in the field of quantitative stock selection using the strategies of investing legends. Mr. Reese is the co-author of the newly released investment book, The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies
. In addition to writing investment commentary for Forbes.com, he is also a columnist for TheStreet.com, and former participant in the MSN Money Strategy Lab. Mr. Reese is also editor-in-chief of Validea's flagship newsletter, the Validea Hot List
. The Validea Hot List
takes the top investment ideas from multiple guru-based quantitative strategies and combines them in an easy-to-follow model portfolio that has proven to consistently generate market-beating returns without taking on excessive amounts of risk. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's in computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.