Maili Wong

First Vice President & Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy

Maili Wong, one of BC Business Magazine’s Most Influential Women in 2019 and one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM is First Vice-President, Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager with CIBC Wood Gundy whose fresh, modern approach to investing for her high net-worth clients sets her apart from others in her field. Her Amazon best-selling book, Smart Risk: Invest Like the Wealthy to Achieve a Work-Optional Life, shares per personal story of resilience as well as lessons learned, and secrets gleaned in her more than 18 years of international investing experience. Maili is an active leader in her community and believes in the importance of mentorship for the next generation. Maili has been featured in the media as a leader and innovator, including as a winner of the WXN “Top 100TM Most Powerful Women in Canada” award in 2018, the “Top Forty Under 40” award by Business in Vancouver in 2012, a nominee for the YWCA Women of Distinction award, and as a contributor to the CFA Global Expert Panel.