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

5 Stocks Warren Buffett Would Love

5 Stocks Warren Buffett Would Love

Warren Buffett is praising index funds, but a closer look at Berkshire Hathaway's holdings show quality and value reign supreme. Here are investments that would meet his requirements.

5 Safe, Stable Stocks With Big Upside Potential

5 Safe, Stable Stocks With Big Upside Potential

Low beta names look expensive relative to where they have traded historically, but here are five low-volume stocks that still look attractive based on their fundamentals and valuations.

Tim Melvin Gets His Guru On

His crusade for smaller banks suits investing strategies.

3 Stocks That Buffett Strategy Favors

When it comes to investment wisdom, it doesn't get much better than Buffett.

Ready to Risk on Autos? Try These Stocks

My O'Shaughnessy strategy likes them.

A Pair of Lesser-Known Internet Stocks to Consider

Angie's List ad NIC Inc. could be excellent additions to any portfolio.

Andy Grove Makes Intel an Attractive Investment --Even After His Death

Intel's former long-time CEO and chairman Andy Grove is important to pay attention to, even after his death.

Apple: Forbidden Fruit or Tasty Investment?

Strategies based on 2 investing gurus take a shine to the stock.

NeuStar Looks Very Bright and Shiny

Stock screens based on three market gurus' theories favor the firm.

Win a Portfolio Emmy: 'Subscribe' to AMC Networks and Starz

This guru-based investment strategy likes both these cable networks.