Ken Fisher Outcry

Outcry over Ken Fisher comments could mark turning point for industry conferences

Strong negative reaction to a prominent investment adviser’s offensive remarks at an industry conference earlier this week could signal a change in what kind of language and atmosphere will be tolerated at such gatherings. Ken Fisher, founder of Fisher Investments, reportedly laced his fireside chat at the Tiburon CEO Summit in San Francisco with references to genitalia, seducing women and taking drugs, among other awkward topics.