Joe Kairen

Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices

Joe Kairen is Senior Director, Strategy & Volatility Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices. His field focuses on alternate beta strategies, including factor-based indices, dividends, and volatility, as well as quantitative, thematic, and asset-allocation strategies. In his role, Joe works closely with the sales, marketing, and Global Research & Design departments to bring new ideas to market.

Prior to his current role, Joe worked in a number of positions including five years at J.P. Morgan on both the Index Research (four years) and Market Risk (one year) teams. He also helped clients on a number of strategic assignments across the financial services industry while he was part of the management consulting practice at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Joe holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management of Information Systems from Rutgers College.