About Janet Lowe
Janet Lowe is a leading authority on the value investing theory. Her books on that subject include Benjamin Graham on Value Investing, Value Investing Made Easy, Warren Buffett Speaks and others. Her twenty-second book, The Triumph of Value: Smart Money Tactics for the Post Recession Era, will be published at the end of 2010.
The “Speaks” series — including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jack Welch, Ted Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan and the founders of Google — are her best-known books. Among her full-length biographies is Damn Right: The Story of Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger.
USAToday, Newsweek, Barron’s, and dozens of other national publications have reviewed her books. She has been a guest on Jim Lehrer’s News Hour, the PBS Nightly Business Report, CNN, CNBC and many national and local televisions shows.
She is the former financial editor of the San Diego Tribune and editor of the San Diego Daily Transcript. Lowe’s freelance articles have appeared in more than 100 publications including Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Modern Maturity, Planning Magazine and others.
A popular public speaker, Janet has addressed investment seminars in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain. She has appeared before audiences at the University of Nebraska and University of Nevada at Las Vegas business schools. She has been a guest speaker at the New York City Financial Analyst’s Society and has been asked to speak to private companies such as Brandes Investment Partners in Del Mar, California.
Lowe earned her Bachelor’s degree in business from University of Nevada at Las Vegas and Master’s Degree from San Diego State University. She completed a Wharton Business School fellowship and has a lifetime teaching certificate in California.
Janet has been a San Diego YMCA Woman of Achievement. She is past president of both the San Diego County Press Club and Society of Professional Journalists. She was named San Diego Press Club’s Journalist of the Year in 2000 and again in 2007.