General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 9, 2010

Investing In Small & Mid-cap Asian Companies – John Wong – Oberweis Asset Management

John Wong joined Oberweis Asset Management in September 2007 and is the lead Portfolio Manager for the Asia Opportunities strategy. Mr. Wong is also responsible for covering Asian equities on the International Opportunities strategy. Previously, Mr. Wong was a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco. Prior to that, he was part of the International Small Cap team at Founders Asset Management, and he was also a Portfolio Manager of the CVO Greater China Fund at Offitbank. Mr. Wong is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He earned his MBA from Stanford University and two B.A. degrees with high honors in business administration and hotel administration from Washington State University. Mr. Wong was born and attended schools in Singapore and is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Hainan and English. He is a member of the CFA Institute and is based in San Francisco. Profile
TWST: Would you start with an overview of your firm and tell us about the Asia Opportunities Fund that you manage?

Mr. Wong: Oberweis Asset Management invests in rapidly growing, profitable small- and