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WealthManagement EDGE
May 31 (Pre-Conference Day) - June 3
The Diplomat Beach ResortHollywood, Florida

Ryan Issakainen
Senior Vice President and Exchange-Traded Fund Strategist at First Trust


Ryan is a Senior Vice President and Exchange-Traded Fund Strategist. As an ETF Strategist, Ryan provides in-depth analysis and commentary related to ETF investing. Ryan is a contributor to the First Trust Investment Insights blog, and authors the quarterly “Inside First Trust ETFs” newsletter. Since 2008,  several  thousand  investment  financial  professionals  have  participated  in  Ryan’s  monthly  ETF  webcast.  He  frequently  speaks  at  ETF  industry  events and conferences throughout the U.S.Ryan has appeared on a number of national television outlets including CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg. He has also given interviews to several print outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, Bloomberg, Reuters, US News and World Report, Fortune Magazine, the LA Times and Investment Advisor magazine, for which he authored a monthly column on ETF investing.He is a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and holds a BA and MA from Wheaton College.

Agenda Sessions

  • Are Actively Managed ETFs Here to Stay?