John Reese

John P. Reese is founder and CEO of Validea.com, 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

General Motors 1 of 6 Picks for Main Street Investors

General Motors 1 of 6 Picks for Main Street Investors

Stocks that 'Joe Six-Pack' might be interested in buying.

6 Picks for Main Street Investors

6 Picks for Main Street Investors

Stocks that 'Joe Six-Pack' might be interested in.

Mergers of Food Companies Can Be Hard to Digest

Mergers of Food Companies Can Be Hard to Digest

Despite Kraft Heinz-Unilever misfire, there are still promising candidates on the menu.

Basic Materials Basically Are a Good Place to Be

Basic Materials Basically Are a Good Place to Be

Chemical companies, lumber producers and other sectors that should benefit from capital spending look to do well going forward.

Want to Profit by Investing Like a Great Contrarian? Here's How

Want to Profit by Investing Like a Great Contrarian? Here's How

It can be lonely being a contrarian, but over time finding unloved stocks can be profitable. We've uncovered four value stocks using a model based on famous investor David Dreman.

What Warrants Buffett's Loyalty to Banks?

What Warrants Buffett's Loyalty to Banks?

They hew to one of his long-term investment principles.

These 4 Companies Score High Based on Guru-Based Screening Models

These 4 Companies Score High Based on Guru-Based Screening Models

Here are a financial services company and three small-cap insurers that earn top marks in a sector that Warren Buffett loves.

4 Blue-Chip Health-Care Picks on Sale (and the Portfolio Is Up 163% Since 2006)

4 Blue-Chip Health-Care Picks on Sale (and the Portfolio Is Up 163% Since 2006)

Demographic trends that boosted big gains in prior years haven't gone away.

Here Is Why These 5 Emerging-Market Picks Are Poised for Growth

Here Is Why These 5 Emerging-Market Picks Are Poised for Growth

It has been a few tough years for the sector, but the price action is changing, and long-term returns could be strong. Check out these five opportunities.

These 7 Small-Cap Growth Stocks Have Big Upside Potential in 2017

These 7 Small-Cap Growth Stocks Have Big Upside Potential in 2017

A screen based on James O'Shaughnessy's research combines four simple, yet powerful fundamental factors in an effort to find these seven opportunities.