Cole Wilcox

Cole Wilcox

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Cole Wilcox is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Longboard Asset Management. He is responsible for overseeing all investment strategies and for setting the strategic direction of the firm. Prior to this, he served as Chief Investment Officer for Blackstar Funds, responsible for its global investment portfolio. Wilcox is a recognized leader in the alternative investment industry with over 21 years of experience in hedge fund investment strategies. His coverage of trend following strategies began in the late 1990s.

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Academic History


  • Wilcox is the co-author of several leading research papers concerning the non-normal distribution of investment portfolio returns and the development and implementation of trend following investment strategies.
  • He often speaks about emerging technologies and companies with disruptive business models.
  • His work has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal.
  • He has made regular television appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, and FOX Business.
  • He was profiled in The Little Book of Trading, published by Wiley in 2012.