Matt Hougan
Index Publications, Exchange-Traded Funds Report, Journal of Indexes

Matt Hougan is managing director of ETF analytics for Index Publications, editor of the Exchange-Traded Funds Report, and senior editor of the Journal of Indexes. Under Mr. Hougan’s leadership, the Exchange-Traded Funds Report has been named "Best ETF-Focused Publication" for three consecutive years at the Capital Link Closed-End Fund and Global ETF Conference, the Oscars of the ETF and closed-end fund industries. Recently named one of the “25 Most Influential People in the ETF Industry” by ETF Database, he is regularly quoted by national media. Previously, Mr. Hougan directed his own strategic communications firm, providing public relations and speechwriting services to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofits. He also served as the lead biotech analyst for, a pioneering financial services firm that managed Open Fund. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College.