John Reese

John P. Reese is founder and CEO of, an investment research firm, and Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm serving affluent investors and companies. He is also co-author of two investing books, including The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies (Wiley).

Before Validea, Reese was vice president of information technology for GE Capital ITS, president and CEO of Micro Networks of America, a networking firm, and marketing manager of electronics at Coleco.

Reese holds a master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Recent Articles By The Author

Dive Into 3 Warm-Weather Stocks

Strategies factor in everything but how much sunscreen you'll need.

Tech Stocks Make You Tense? Try These 2

Multiple guru strategies endorse IBM, CGI Group.

Jones Lang LaSalle Is a Great Way to Play Commercial Property

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Riding the E-Commerce Wave

Three retail stocks that offer a way to capitalize

Is It Time to Listen to Contrarian?

Dreman has been able to find diamonds in rough market.

Try On This Pair, Conservative Investors

Benjamin Graham would love Foot Locker and Michael Kors.

Money Managers With Investment Appeal

Consider adding BLK, TROW, or BEN to your portfolio.

Alaska Air and Exxon Cleared for Takeoff

Guru-based strategies provide a boarding pass to these names.

Feeling Good About Pharmaceuticals

With so much M&A action, now's the time to invest in the sector.

A Buyer's Guide to Unilever and P&G

Shares of these consumer-products powerhouses are worth buying.