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Aye Soe, CFA

Managing Director

Global Head of Product Management


Aye M. Soe is Managing Director, Global Head of Product Management at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Aye heads up S&P DJI’s Product Management Group, which has global responsibility for the commercial success of each of S&P DJI’s product lines: U.S. Equity, Global Equity, Fixed Income, Commodities, Real Assets, Strategy, and Custom indices, as well as Data.

Prior to this role, Aye headed up the Americas research team, which is responsible for conceptualization, research, and design of core and quantitative equity, fixed income, commodities, volatility (VIX futures based), multi-asset, sustainability (ESG), and alternative asset strategy indices. Prior to joining S&P DJI in 2007, Aye was a research analyst within the Consulting Services Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and an associate product manager at FactSet Research Systems.

Aye is a frequent contributor to financial media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Bloomberg, Barron’s, and CNBC. Her research papers have been published in peer-reviewed practitioners’ journals such as Journal of Investing, Journal of Index Investing, and Journal of Investment Strategies.

Aye is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business, teaching MBA courses on Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis. She is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Society New York and the CFA Institute. Aye has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tufts University and a master’s degree in economics from Fordham University. Aye also currently serves as a volunteer at the Benchmark Working Group within the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) at the CFA Institute.