Senior Managing Director, Protege Partners
For more than two decades Michael has invested directly at the security level and indirectly as an asset allocator in traditional and alternative asset classes.
He is the Chief Investment Strategist at Protege Partners, and a Portfolio Manager at MOV37, where he is on the investment and risk committees. Michael is also an adjunct Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia Business School, where he teaches Pension, Sovereign and Institutional Investing, an advanced MBA course that he created.
He was a portfolio manager and global head of equities at FRM, a multi-strategy investment solutions provider. Prior to that, Michael was a portfolio manager at Soros, the macro fund and family office, and at Credit Suisse First Boston. Before that he was a Real Estate analyst at Dean Witter.
Michael is a board member of AIMA and on its Research Committee. He is on the management advisory council for the Michael Price Student Investment Fund and an advisory board member for the NYU Stern Investment Management and Research Society. Michael is a founder and advisory board member of YJP, a young professional organization. He is a member of The Economic Club of New York. Michael is Chair of the Value Investing Committee at NYSSA, where he has received multiple awards, including Volunteer of the Year.
Michael is a published author, having written articles for The New York Times, Institutional Investor, CFA Institute and CAIA. He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC, Bloomberg and Reuters. Michael is a frequent panelist, moderator and lecturer for investment banks, institutional and family office organizations and business schools, including Institutional Investor, Pensions & Investments, SALT, Harvard and The London School of Economics. He has a BS from New York University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.