Jason is Founder, Chairman and CIO of Rayliant, a firm that applies quantitative methods to access behavioral-based alpha prevalent in inefficient markets like China. Jason also co-founded Research Affiliates, a smart beta and asset allocation leader. Jason sits on the editorial boards of several notable publications, including the Journal of Portfolio Management. He is Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, along with visiting professorships at several other universities globally. Jason has published over 40 journal articles and has been awarded for his research with two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards; one Graham and Dodd Reader’s Choice Award; one Graham and Dodd most prestigious award, three Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacob Levy Awards; and three William F. Sharpe Awards. Jason earned a Ph.D. in Finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management, an M.S. from Stanford University and a B.S. from California Institute of Technology.