Di Yao

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Yao is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Global Technology Fund. In addition, he is an Analyst in Putnam's Equity Research group and for 37 Capital's TMT Long/Short Equity strategy, focusing on the non-U.S. technology sector. He is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuation of companies in the semiconductor and hardware industries, and making buy/sell recommendations. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Yao was a Programmer Analyst in the Equity Research group. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2005.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Global Technology Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 195 funds in the Technology category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 152 funds in the Technology category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 175 funds in the Technology category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 195 funds in the Technology category.

Blog posts

The future is happening faster now

9/2/2020

We rarely see as much disruption as we have seen in 2020, and we believe this offers investment opportunities.