Kevin Mei is a research associate on Ariel’s global equities team assisting the team covering the autos and e-commerce sectors, as well as the Chinese market. A native in Mandarin, Kevin brings a decade of industry experience across the U.S., mainland China and Hong Kong. Previously, Kevin served as a research intern at Ariel.
Before joining the firm, Kevin was an investment research analyst at Harper Capital Management. He held prior investment research roles at the Cayuga Fund within Cornell University’s endowment and William Blair Investment Management. Earlier in his career, Kevin served at Ford Motor Company as a financial analyst on the corporate development team. Kevin earned an MBA in Investment Research and Asset Management from Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business, an MS in Accounting from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, and a BBA in Economics from the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China.