Dr. Sorensen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of PanAgora, and a member of the firm’s Investment, Operating, and Directors Committees. He is also co-author of the recent book, Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management. Prior to joining PanAgora, Dr. Sorensen was the Chief Investment Officer of Structured Equity, and Director of Quantitative Research at Putnam Investments. During his tenure, he managed quantitative research and portfolio management activities in Putnam’s equity area, and worked with the investment teams to integrate quantitative and fundamental techniques across the organization. His honors include many years on the Institutional Investor All American Team, and several Graham and Dodd awards. Prior to Wall Street, he had a productive period as an academic from 1974 to 1986, mainly as Professor of Finance and Department Head at the University of Arizona.