Joel Litman is the Founder of Altimetry, a boutique financial research and publishing firm providing individual investors with unique, unbiased investment recommendations and analytics. He's also President and CEO of Valens Research, a global corporate performance, investment research, and analytics firm. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of COL Financial, a leading brokerage firm in Asia.
Joel has been on CNBC, quoted in Barron's and Institutional Investor, and interviewed in Forbes. He has been published in Harvard Business Review, is a top contributor to Seeking Alpha, and co-authored the highly-acclaimed book, Driven: Business Strategy, Human Actions, and the Creation of Wealth. He has taught or guest-lectured at Harvard Business School, U Chicago Booth, Wharton, LBS, SAIF Jiao Tong, and others. He is a professor at Hult International Business School, a Financial Times and Economist top-ranked international MBA program. He conducts seminars regularly for financial and industry conferences around the world such as CFA and CPA chapters.
Joel is a member of CFA Institute, the global association for investment professionals, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), received a B.S in Accounting from DePaul University and an MBA/MM from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.