Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit: Session III: Market Outlook plus Cryptocurrency

VIDEO July 23, 2021

Speaker / Author

Richard (Dick) Mayo

Chairman and Chief Strategist, Game Creek Capital

Richard Mayo is Chairman and Chief Strategist at Game Creek Capital, a firm he helped start and has been invested in for ten years.  After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1964, Mr. Mayo began his investment career with the First Union National Bank in Charlotte, N.C. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Management in 1968. After graduation, he was a security analyst for the Keystone Custodian Growth Fund. He was a founder of Batterymarch Financial Management in 1969, where he served as a portfolio manager. Mr. Mayo was a Founding Partner ... Read More

Jim Bianco

President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, L.L.C.

Jim Bianco is President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, L.L.C. Since 1990 Jim’s commentaries have offered a unique perspective on the global economy and financial markets. Unencumbered by the biases of traditional Wall Street research, Jim has built a decades long reputation for objective, incisive commentary that challenges consensus thinking. In nearly 20 years at Bianco Research, Jim’s wide ranging commentaries have addressed monetary policy, the intersection of markets and politics, the role of government in the economy, fund flows and positioning in financial markets. Jim appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business, and is often featured in the ... Read More

Paul F. O'Brien, Ph.D.

Former Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Strategy and Planning Department, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA

Paul O’Brien left the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority at the end of 2018.  He worked most recently as Deputy CIO, helping lead both strategic and tactical asset allocation, after starting at ADIA as Head of Fixed Income Strategy. Previously Paul was a global fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Head of European Economics with JP Morgan, and started his career as Economist and then Section Chief at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Paul has a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota.  He attended the US Naval Academy and received his undergraduate degree ... Read More

William Kennedy

GIC Vice Chair of Programs and Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of RiskBridge Advisors

Bill Kennedy co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals.  As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, he oversees and is responsible for RiskBridge’s strategic course and all investment decisions. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years of industry experience.  He previously served as Chief Investment Officer with Fieldpoint Private from 2012-2019, where he was responsible for investment policy, asset allocation, and investment manager selection. Mr. Kennedy also chaired the bank’s Investment Committee and served on the bank’s Board of ... Read More