Dan Rasmussen is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Verdad Advisers. He is a New York Times bestselling author listed in the 2017 list of Forbes 30 under 30. It was in high school when he became passionate about investigative journalism. A Harvard summa cum laude, Rasmussen focused on studying slavery and the American South. Using databases and his wide collection of primary and secondary sources, he constructed a rich, extensive history that brought the slave revolt to life.