General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 30, 2017

Seeking Growth in Companies on the Cutting Edge of Technology

Wangensteen, Nels
Nels Wangensteen is Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager at MayTech Global Investments, LLC. Before co-founding MayTech in 2017, Mr. Wangensteen was a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Integre Asset Management, where he created the Global Growth Strategy in 2008. Earlier, he was a Portfolio Manager at Neuberger Berman’s Private Asset Management Group from 1999 to 2008 and at Ingalls & Snyder from 1998 to 1999. He also was a vice-president at the Industrial Bank of Japan and was an analyst at the Bank of Montreal. Mr. Wangensteen began his career at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Wangensteen is a trustee of the Panaphil Foundation and the Uphill Foundation. He received a B.A. in political science from Colgate University and an MBA from New York University. Profile
Yin, Ingrid
Ingrid Yin, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of MayTech Global Investments. Dr. Yin has extensive global investing experience, with specific expertise in identifying investment opportunities in Asia. Prior to co-founding MayTech, Dr. Yin served as the Managing Director of China Equity Research at Oppenheimer & Co. Previously, she led China research as a senior research analyst at Brean Capital, after as well as an Asian equity analyst at Wellington Management, and a global health care specialist at Sirios Capital Management and Jefferies Asset Management. Before her career in finance, Dr. Yin was a research fellow and senior research scientist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She earned her B.S. from Beijing University, an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from SUNY-Stony Brook. Profile
TWST: MayTech Global is a relatively new firm. Why did you decide to start this company?

Mr. Wangensteen: We launched MayTech Global in the beginning of this