Delivering Alpha

Raymond Kanner

Source: IBM

Ray Kanner heads IBM's global pension and savings fund system in White Plains, NY, overseeing approximately $140 billion of IBM pension and savings funds worldwide. He joined the retirement funds group in 1993 with responsibility for the company's savings plan. Kanner assumed responsibility for equities in 1995 and was promoted to director of global equity in 1998. He had previously held positions in treasury, mortgages and credit with IBM Credit Corporation.

Kanner earned a B.S. from Brooklyn College, and an MBA and a master's in philosophy from New York University. He has held part-time teaching positions at NYU, Brooklyn College and Long Island University. He is currently a board member of the Emerging Markets Growth Fund, an advisory board member of the Russell Index Committee, vice chair of CIEBA and a member of a few philanthropic boards.

He lives on New York's Long Island with his wife. They have five children and two grandchildren.

Previous Years

  • CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 7th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 12, 2017.

  • Delivering Alpha 2017 stage, signage

    Meet the 2017 advisory board of Delivering Alpha, which takes place on September 12, 2017 at The Pierre in New York City.

  • The stage at Delivering Alpha 2016 in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 6th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 13, 2016.


CNBC and Institutional Investor are pleased to host the 8th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference in New York City on July 18, 2018. Please take note of the new month for 2018. Delivering Alpha continues to be an incomparable who’s who of the investor community with leading asset manager and institutional investors offering candid views along with illustrious political and economic commentators appearing in short segments moderated by CNBC talent and II editors.

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