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 and valuation of companies in the semiconductor and hardware industries, and for 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
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 178 funds in the Technology category.

Blog posts

Implications of the Huawei export ban

5/23/2019

With Huawei blocked by the U.S. Commerce Department from buying U.S. technology, we discuss ramifications on the technology sector and how the ban may end.