Head of Short-Term Portfolio Management, PIMCO
WHY: One of world’s most prominent portfolio managers, managing $300B in short-term bonds. One of his funds is favorite place for large corporations to stash cash, ranking No. 5 in its category in the past 15 years. 2015 Morningstar bond manager of the year. Often quoted in major business media such as CNBC.
RECENT: Unusual year as main fund slightly lagging benchmark index.
QUOTABLE: Bought 20 shares of local company and attended his first annual meeting at age of 14. “I walked up to the owner, gave him some suggestions. He wasn’t sure what to do with me. It was the first interaction I had with a CEO. It got me hooked.”