ED HYMAN is Chairman and Founder of ISI Group, LLC (broker dealer) and ISI Inc. (funds management). He heads both ISI’s Economic Research Team and ISI’s Management Committee and is a member of ISI’s Investment Policy Committee. Ed has been ranked Institutional Investor #1 Wall Street economist for the past 33 years, and he was inducted into Institutional Investor’s inaugural 2011 All-America Research Team Hall of Fame.
Prior to forming both of these companies in 1991, he was Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of CJ Lawrence Inc., which he joined in 1972. He was an economic consultant at Data Resources, Inc. from 1969 to 1971. Ed graduated from the University of Texas in 1967 with a BS in Engineering and received an MBA from MIT in 1969.
Ed is currently a Board member of China Institute. He is a member of the Advisory Committee for The New York Public Library’s Financial Services Leadership Forum, as well as a member of Money Marketeers. He also serves on the Finance Committee of Bowdoin College.