Joel Litman is president and CEO of Valens Research, a global investment research and advisory firm. He is also a managing director and the chief investment strategist of Altimetry, a boutique financial research and publishing firm. Mr. Litman wrote the Harvard Business Review article “Give My Regrets to Wall Street” and is a top contributor to Seeking Alpha. He has been interviewed on CNBC, Forbes.com, the Singapore Stock Exchange, Barron’s, Institutional Investor, and NASDAQ Marketsite. Mr. Litman has conducted seminars and lectures for Harvard Business School, Wharton, London Business School, and other universities and for CFA societies in New York, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, among others. He is on faculty as a professor at three universities. Mr. Litman is a member of the board of directors of COL Financial Group. He is a CPA and an MBA/MM graduate of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.