John Reese is a pioneer in the online investment research arena and quantitative investing using the strategies of investing legends. Mr. Reese, the author of The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies, is the founder and CEO of Validea.com, an independent stock research firm, and Validea Capital Management, a systematic-based asset management company. He is also lead portfolio manager on an actively managed ETF and acts as sub-advisor to two Canada-based mutual funds (National Bank Consensus American & International Equity Funds). Mr. Reese graduated from MIT and Harvard Business School and holds two patents in the area of automated stock analysis. He is also a regular columnist for Forbes, RealMoney.com, and Canada's Globe & Mail.