People

Chris Camillo

Chris Camillo

Formal First Name
Chris

Chris Camillo is the Founder of Dumb Money and TickerTags. He is a top-performing investor known for solely creating an entirely new class of investment analysis called Social Arbitrage. In 2006, Camillo applied this trading strategy in investing $20,000 in the stock market. He consequently produced $30 million in trading profits over the following 14-year period, reflecting 68% annualized portfolio returns. Camillo is also recognized as a pioneer in applying social data analysis to investing.

CAREER
  • Beyond investing in the public markets, Camillo has made a career of bringing new business concepts to market as an operational executive.
  • He is one of the most active early-stage investors in Texas.
  • His jobs over the years span washing and selling cars, delivering pizza, and folding clothes at The Gap. 


MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS
  • He authored the book Laughing at Wall Street, in which he revealed some of his strategies and insights.
  • He is featured in Jack Schwager’s “Unknown Market Wizards” as one of the world’s top-performing self-directed investors
  • He is a frequent public speaker on the predictive effectiveness of contextual data analysis and its role in investment research.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.

NOTABLE EXITS
  • e-Rewards Research (Dynata)
  • eCarList (DealerTrack)
  • Order My Gear (Susquehanna Growth)
  • TickerTags (Jefferies)
  • Fixd Repair (Angies List)


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS