Kelly Ye, CFA, is Director of Research at IndexIQ, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management. She oversees research and new product development across IndexIQ ETF family.
Before joining IndexIQ, Kelly is Director and head of Quantitative Investment Strategy in New York Life Investment Management’s Strategic Asset Allocation Team. Kelly joined NYLIM in 2015 from Goldman Sachs Asset Management where she was the head quant on the credit investment team. She was responsible for all bottom up and top down research models as well as portfolio construction tools. Prior to that role, Kelly was a senior Fixed Income Quant Strategist in Goldman Sachs credit trading desk covering various Fixed Income instruments including Bank Loans, Invest Grade and High Yield corporate bonds, Credit Default Swaps and Municipal bonds. Kelly began her career as a Credit Derivative Structurer at BNP Paribas, designing structured credit solutions for institutional and private bank clients.
Kelly has a dual Master’s degree in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Applied Math from Peking University in China.