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
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 189 funds in the Technology category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 175 funds in the Technology category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 189 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.