John P. Reese is founder and CEO of, an investment research firm, and Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm serving affluent investors and companies. He is also co-author of two investing books, including The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies (Wiley).Expand

Before Validea, Reese was vice president of information technology for GE Capital ITS, president and CEO of Micro Networks of America, a networking firm, and marketing manager of electronics at Coleco.

Reese holds a master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Collapse

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