EP 149: A lesson in risk taking—with the former risk manager of a $200B fund, Aaron Brown, Pt. 1
Aaron Brown is highly regarded as an authority on the subject of risk management. Although he originally started out as a poker player and sports bettor (then a trader and portfolio manager), for the past 30-years Aaron’s been a dedicated risk manager. And for the past 10-years, he was the risk manager for quant fund, AQR.
Aaron has also authored several books (ranging in topics from poker to finance and risk), contributes to Bloomberg View and writes a column for Wilmott Magazine.
On this episode (part 1 of 2!) Aaron reflects on lessons and observations from a lifetime of risk taking…