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We are bringing together the brightest minds in investing to discuss critical market and economic developments (and their investing implications).


Founder, MacroMavens


Previously held positions as Managing Director at ISI Group and as a Research Analyst at Cyrus J. Lawrence.  Founded MacroMavens in 2002 to deliver macroeconomic research and commentary to the institutional investment community. Work has been cited in major industry publications from the Financial Times to the Wall Street Journal and is a regular guest on Fox Business and Bloomberg TV.

Earned BA in economics from Dartmouth College

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Michael T
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Hedge Fund Manager/PM, PINK Shares for the Cure


Served as Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of Critical Mass Partners, specializing in Healthcare Investing. Managed hedged and factor-neutral portfolios with a gross amount of over $1 billion at funds including Millennium, Citadel, and Diamondback Capital. Was Head of Healthcare at OppenheimerFunds, overseeing the day-to-day operations, portfolio selection/trades, and research staff. Was a scientist an GenVec, where he developed predominantly viral vector-based Gene Therapeutic Drugs (for the BioPharma industry).


Gettysburg College (BS, Biology); Johns Hopkins (MS, Biotechnology); University of Rochester (MBA)

Dr Gio Valiante


Performance Coach & Psychologist

BS and MA degrees from University of Florida, and Ph.D from Emory University, where he studied Social Cognitive Theory under the world-renowned professor, Frank Pajares. Began applying SCT to golfers, working with over 50 professional golfers who won events on the LPGA and PGA Tours. Worked with the national champion Florida Gators under Urban Meyer’s tenure. Worked as Head Performance Coach of the Buffalo Bills as the Bills snapped their 17-year playoff drought

Head Performance Coach for Steve Cohen’s Point 72 Asset Management

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Founder & CEO, Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy, LLC

Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Veteran of the First Gulf War. Former Dean of Academics at U.S. Army War College. Served in a variety of positions in the United States and Europe during the Kosovo crisis and Operations Desert Shield and Storm. Co-author of Battle Tested! Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders. Founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy workshops for corporate, public and non-profit leadership teams across the U.S. Regular guest contributor to Hedgeye Macro Policy and The Call @ Hedgeye

Mike G


Portfolio Manager,
Simplify Asset Management


30 years of experience; presented proprietary research on active to passive strategies shift to the Fed, BIS, IMF. Joined Simplify following stint in similar role at Logica Capital Advisors and managing macro strategies at Thiel Capital. Founded Ice Farm Capital, a discretionary global macro fund. Founded NYC office of Canyon Capital Advisors ($23B AUM) managing $5B across asset classes.

CFA-Chartered, degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

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CEO & Chief Strategist, QI Research


Former Fed insider; spent nine years at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas where she was Advisor to President Richard Fisher. Author of “FED UP: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America”. Began her career at Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where she worked in the fixed income, public equity and private equity markets. Holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from University of Texas and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University

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