General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 31, 2012

Investing in Secular Technology Trends

Koch, Deborah L.
Deborah L. Koch is a Senior Vice President of Northern Trust Corporation and comanages the Northern Technology Fund (NTCHX). Before joining Northern Trust in 2003, Ms. Koch comanaged the Strong Advisor Technology Fund and Strong Technology 100 Fund. She was previously Managing Director and a member of the global equity group at Scudder Kemper Investments, where she also comanaged the Kemper Technology Fund and was part of the management team for the Scudder Technology Fund. She began her investment career in 1985 at Stein Roe & Farnham. Ms. Koch received a B.S. in finance from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA from DePaul University. She is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Chicago and the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: If you would, start by introducing our readers to Northern Trust’s Technology Fund.

Ms. Koch: The Northern Technology Fund has been around since 1996. I joined Northern