Phillip Kim is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Portfolio Manager for all Applied Equity Advisors strategies, as well as oversees all of the team’s quantitative and fundamental equity research. Previously, Phillip was a Quantitative Research Analyst for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s third-party Alternative Investment Research Group, where he was responsible for the implementation of the fund of hedge fund asset allocation model and risk analytic tools. Before joining the firm, Phillip worked as a senior software engineer at Raytheon, where he was responsible for design and construction of the world’s first high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). He also has experience in developing financial models, programming complex screening applications and worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a financial simulation model developer. Phillip received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in information systems from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.