Meet the Managers

Walter Price co-heads the Global Technology Team with Huachen Chen. The team are headquartered in San Francisco, at the hub of the technology industry's network of academic, engineers and venture capitalists, and in close proximity to Silicon Valley. Walter has been analysing tech stocks for more than 35 years and has worked together with Huachen for over two decades.

  • Walter Price  
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    Senior Portfolio Manager

    Walter Price is a CFA charter-holder, Managing Director, Senior Analyst, and Portfolio Manager on the AllianzGI technology team in San Francisco. Walter received his BS with Honours in electrical engineering from M.I.T. and his BS and MS in management from the Sloan School at M.I.T. In 1971 he joined Colonial Management, an investment advisory firm in Boston, where he became a senior analyst responsible for the chemical industry and the technology area. He joined AllianzGI in 1974 as a senior securities analyst in technology and became a principal in 1978. Since 1985, he has had increasing portfolio responsibility for technology stocks and has managed many technology portfolios. Walter is a current Director and past president of the M.I.T. Club of Northern California. He also heads the Educational Council for M.I.T. in the Bay Area and is a past Chairman of the AIMR Committee on Corporate Reporting for the computer and electronics industries.

  • Huachen Chen  
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    Senior Portfolio Manager

    Huachen Chen is a Senior Portfolio Manager, and joined AllianzGI in 1984. He has covered many sectors within technology, as well as the electrical equipment and multi-industry areas. Since 1990, he has had extensive portfolio responsibilities for technology and capital goods stocks and has managed U.S. and Global portfolios with Walter Price. In 1994 Huachen became a principal of AllianzGI. Prior to AllianzGI, he worked for Intel Corporation from 1980 to 1983, where he had responsibilities for semiconductor process engineering.

  • Danny Su  
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    Portfolio Analyst

    Received his dual BS in Electrical Engineering and Economics from M.I.T. in 1993. He received his Master of Management degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern in 1998. From 1993 to 1996, he was a business analyst with McKinsey & Company in Hong Kong. From 1998 to 2000, he was an associate analyst at ABN Amro, Inc., covering Internet infrastructure software and marketing research sectors. Danny joined AllianzGI in July 2000 as a research associate. He has global responsibility in hardware, semiconductor, semiconductors capital equipment, and contract manufacturers.

  • Mike Seidenberg  
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    Portfolio Analyst

    Michael Seidenberg received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1990. He received his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in 1996 with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. Prior to attending Columbia Business School, Michael worked for Roche Laboratories (a division of Hoffman LaRoche) in pharmaceutical and biotechnology sales. From 1996-2001, he worked in the software industry in a variety of roles and spent time at Oracle Corporation. He began his investing career with Citadel Investment Group in 2001 covering the software space. Over the next 8 years he broadened his coverage list to include a variety of technology sectors. Prior to joining AllianzGI in Sept 2009, Michael worked at a number of hedge funds including Pequot Capital and Andor Capital.

 

"The rise of the smartphone and tablet computer is illustrated by the explosive growth in the creation and sale of Apps. Apple alone has seen 85 billion Apps downloaded by its users, as of October 2014."

Walter Price
Fund Manager

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"From entertainment to manufacturing, from business to the environment, from education to energy, technology has the ability to change lives on a global scale..."

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"Cloud computing could displace businesses like Oracle or SAP. Amazon, for example, is offering a service where you can buy time on their servers for very little money - attractive proposition for start-up companies."

Michael Seidenberg
Portfolio Analyst

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