Guillermo Cano

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Guillermo Cano
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Occupation Senior Product Manager
Employer Russell Investments

Guillermo Cano is senior product manager, investable products at Russell Investments, a U.S.-based global asset management and investment consulting group, and creator of the eponymous family of benchmark equity indexes.[1]


Cano joined Russell in 2003 and has held several positions including manager of global policy for Russell's Index Policy Group, and as a senior financial analyst in the corporate finance group, where he managed annual corporate financial planning and forecasting.[2]

Before joining Russell, Cano spent four years as a portfolio manager for a middle-market private equity group. At the start of his career, Cano worked as an analyst with JPMorgan Chase's capital markets group.


Cano holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

John Lothian News Interview, May 2014

Index Evolution: Guillermo Cano Looks at the New Generation of Equity Indexes
Equity indexes have come a long way over the past few decades, says Guillermo Cano of Russell Indexes. While market cap-weighted indexes still capture the lion’s share of volume, new investment choices include such things as sector weighting, factor modeling and so-called “smart beta” which aims to blend active and passive investing.


  1. About US. Russell Investments website.
  2. Russell Global Index to add 70 IPOs. Russell Investments website.