Vitaliy Katsenelson Vitaliy Katsenelson
Investment Management Associates, USA

CFA is director of research and a portfolio manager at Investment Management Associates in Denver. While his primary focus is discovering undervalued companies for his clients, he is also known for his uncommon common sense, which he expressed in his book Active Value Investing (Wiley, 2007), in articles that have been published in the Financial Times, Barron’s, BusinessWeek, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, New York Post, etc., and in speeches he has given around the world. Vitaliy was profiled in Barron’s in September 2009. He was an adjunct faculty member (currently on sabbatical) at the University of Colorado at Denver, Graduate School of Business, where he taught Practical Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management classes.
Vitaliy was born in Murmansk, Russia and moved to the US in 1991 with his family. He received both his bachelor of science and his master of science in finance degrees from the University of Colorado at Denver, where he graduated cum laude. This is how Vitaliy describes himself: I invest, I educate, I write, and I could not dream of doing anything else.