Guests

Aaron Edelheit
CEO and Founder of Mindset Capital
Aaron M. Edelheit is the CEO and Founder of Mindset Capital, a private investment firm. After being of their first investors, Aaron was also the Chief Strategy Officer of FLO Technologies and helped the company grow from a pre-revenue startup to raising $28 million and launching in over 500 Home Depot stores.
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Shane Parrish
Founder of Farnam Street
Shane Parrish is the founder, curator and wisdom seeker behind Farnam Street. What started as a personal, anonymous blog where Shane could explore what others have discovered about decision making, purposeful living, and how the world works, quickly blossomed into one of the fastest growing websites in the world.
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Mark Spiegel
Managing Member & Portfolio Manager of Stanphyl Capital Partners
Mark B. Spiegel is the Managing Member & Portfolio Manager of Stanphyl Capital Partners and is a New York-based equity investor. Prior to founding Stanphyl in 2011, he spent six years as an investment banker  financing public companies. Prior to becoming an investment banker Mark spent a year working for a microcap Nasdaq tech company, and he began his career with 17 years in the commercial real estate industry where he experienced firsthand the opportunities and challenges faced by a wide array of client companies.
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Steve Koomar
Publisher and Editor of Vigilante Investor
Steve is a career investment professional with 25 years of experience. During his tenure with Goldman Sachs, Steve specialized in Derivatives, Japanese Bond Trading, and Global Proprietary Trading.
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Adam Schwartz
Chief Investment Officer of Black Bear Value Partners
Adam Schwartz is the Chief Investment Officer at Black Bear Value Partners who has 16 years of buy-side investment experience in a variety of themes including equities, structured products, corporate credit and capital structure arbitrage. Prior to founding the Investment Manager, Adam served as a Director and senior member of the investment team at Fir Tree Partners, a $13BB peak-AUM multi-strategy investment manager (2007-2015). Prior to joining Fir Tree, Adam was an Investment Analyst at LibertyView Capital Management, a multi-strategy investment fund within Lehman Brothers, as well as at Kore Advisors, an investment fund seeded by Paloma Partners. Adam received his BS and MS with a concentration in Accounting from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001/2002.
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Mattie Duppler
Founder and President of Forward Strategies
Mattie Duppler is the Founder and President of Forward Strategies, a strategic consulting firm. She also serves as the Senior Fellow for Fiscal Policy at the National Taxpayers Union, a nonpartisan advocacy group focused on budget and tax issues and sits on the board of the Center for a Free Economy.
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Whitney Tilson
Founder Of Kase Learning
Whitney Tilson is the founder and Managing Partner of Kase Capital Management, which manages three value-oriented hedge funds. Whitney is also the co-founder of Value Investor Insight, an investment newsletter. He has co-authored two books, The Art of Value Investing: How the World’s Best Investors Beat the Market and More Mortgage Meltdown: 6 Ways to Profit in These Bad Times.
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Rahul Saraogi
Founder and Managing Director of Atyant Capital Advisors
Rahul Saraogi is the founder and managing director of Atyant Capital Advisors, advisor to the Atyant Capital family of funds. In the last 18 years he has focused on the Indian markets. His mission is to consistently identify the best 10-15 investment ideas from among the thousands of publicly-traded Indian corporations.
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Christopher Cole
Christopher Cole, CFA is the founder and portfolio manager of the Artemis Vega Fund LP a specialist in the emerging asset class of volatility. Cole began his career in capital markets and investment banking at Merrill Lynch structuring $10 billion in derivatives and debt transactions for high profile issuers.
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Vitaliy Katsenelson
Vitaliy is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer at IMA Individual Portfolio Management. Vitaliy is a long time Value investor with over 20 years of investment experience.
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