DAVID N. DREMAN, Chairman and Founder
David Dreman is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Investment Officer of Dreman Value Management. Mr. Dreman founded his first investment firm, Dreman Value Management, Inc., in 1977, serving as its President and then Chairman until 1995. He then assumed a similar role at Dreman Value Advisors, Inc., from 1995 to 1997.
Mr. Dreman's most recent book, Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Psychological Edge was published on January 12, 2012 by Simon & Schuster. His previous widely acclaimed books include the best-selling Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation, (1998); The New Contrarian Investment Strategy, (1982); Contrarian Investment Strategy: The Psychology of Stock Market Success, (1980); and Psychology and the Stock Market, (1977). Articles dealing with the success of Mr. Dreman's methods have appeared in many national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and Barrons; as well as in Time, Forbes, Institutional Investor, Newsweek, Money and Fortune magazines.
A regular columnist for Forbes Magazine for 30 years, he has made numerous presentations before groups such as the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Society of Quantitative Analysts, the Harvard Medical School, the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the Institute of Behavioral Finance, the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), the National Financial Analysts Seminar, and numerous other academic and professional groups. Mr. Dreman's research findings have also been published in the Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Investing, and The Journal of Behavioral Finance.
Mr. Dreman is also the Co-Editor of the academic journal The Journal of Behavioral Finance, a Director of the IFREE Foundation, whose founder Vernon Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002, and President of the Dreman Foundation. Mr. Dreman was awarded a Doctor of Laws Degree from the University of Manitoba in 1999 and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Manitoba.