Prior to creating Empire Financial Research, Whitney Tilson founded and ran Kase Capital Management, which managed three value-oriented hedge funds and two mutual funds.
Tilson is an avid mountaineer, having climbed the Nose of El Capitan in June 2020 and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Blanc, the Matterhorn, and the Eiger. He also regularly competes in obstacle course races and is the all-time record holder in the 50+ age group at the 24-hour World’s Toughest Mudder.