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A Virtual Fireside Chat With Macro & Cryptocurrency Pioneer Michael Novogratz

April 22 @ 12:00 - 13:00

From cryptocurrency, to the greater blockchain universe and every macro theme in between, Mike Novogratz will discuss the current landscape in the alternative investment industry and the most important things for investors to keep on their radar. The discussion will be facilitated by Rob Christian, Co-CIO of Franklin Templeton K2 Advisors.

Michael Novogratz is the Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital. He was formerly a Partner and President of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Prior to Fortress, Mr. Novogratz spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected Partner in 1998. Mr. Novogratz served on the New York Federal Reserve’s Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets from 2012 – 2015. Mr. Novogratz serves as the Chairman of The Bail Project and has made criminal justice reform a focus of his family’s foundation. He also serves as the Chairman of Hudson River Park Friends, and sits on the boards of NYU Langone Medical Center, the Princeton Varsity Club, Jazz Foundation of America, and Artists for Peace and Justice. Mr. Novogratz received an AB in Economics from Princeton University, and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Army.

Rob Christian is a senior managing director and Head of Investment Research for Franklin Templeton Investments’ K2/D&S Management Co. Prior to his current position he was the Global Head of Directional Trading Strategies and portfolio advisor to numerous funds at FRM Americas LLC, including its award winning FRM Sigma. Before that he was the head of macro strategies at Julius Baer Investment Management. He also spent several years as a portfolio manager and researcher of quantitative based trading strategies for Graham Capital Management and as a portfolio manager and researcher forModoc Capital and Stonebrook Capital Management. He began his career as a global strategist and proprietary trader at Chase Manhattan Futures Corporation. He holds a B.A.S. in biology and economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. in finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business – New York University.

* All comments attributed to Mr. Christian will be off the record for this event. 

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