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Kelly Ye, CFA

Director of Research, IndexIQ

Kelly Ye, CFA, is Director of Research at IndexIQ, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Investments. She oversees new product development across the IndexIQ ETF family.

Before joining IndexIQ, Kelly was head of Quantitative Investment Strategy in New York Life Investments Multi Asset Solutions Team. Kelly joined New York Life Investments in 2015 from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where she was the head quant on the credit investment team. Prior to that role, Kelly was a Senior Fixed Income Quant Strategist at Goldman Sachs. Kelly began her career as a Credit Derivative Structurer at BNP Paribas.

Kelly has a dual Master’s degree in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from M.I.T. and a B.S. in Applied Math from Peking University. She serves on the board of CFA Society New York and she is an active member of the Women in ETFs and 100 Women in Finance organizations. Kelly was the inaugural winner of the Index category at the 2019 Women in Asset Management Awards.

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