Kevin Maeda is Chief Investment Officer of Active Index Advisors® (AIA), a division of Natixis Advisors, L.P. Previously, he was a senior portfolio manager and product manager at Barclays Global Investors, where he was the launch portfolio manager for 17 of the BGI iShares exchange-traded funds. Mr. Maeda joined Active Index Advisors® in 2003 as a founding partner before it was acquired by Natixis Advisors, L.P. in 2004. He is responsible for designing the algorithms, processes, and systems used to implement all AIA's investment strategies.

Mr. Maeda received his BS in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of California, Berkeley, and his MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Maeda is a member of the CFA® Society of San Francisco and the Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®).