Ben Warwick has been active in the investment profession since 1990. He founded Quantitative Equity Strategies (QES), a quantitative investment management firm that developed indices for the mutual fund industry, in 1999. The firm developed products for fixed income, managed futures, hedge fund, and private equity applications. The firm mutual fund business was sold to a mutual fund complex in late 2016.
He is also the author of Searching for Alpha: The Quest for Exceptional Investment Performance (Wiley, 2000) and has contributed to numerous industry publications. Mr. Warwick was previously a founding shareholder and Chief Investment Officer of Sovereign Wealth Management, Inc., a multi-family wealth management firm, which was purchased by United Capital Financial Advisers in 2011. He also served as Head of Quantitative Trading at Exis Capital, a New York-based hedge fund.
Mr. Warwick earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina, a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, and additional undergraduate degrees in physics and chemistry. He enjoys playing tennis, scuba diving, and other activities with his wife of 32 years and their three adult children.