Kiril Sokoloff is the Founder and Chairman of 13D Research. As a global investment strategist, Sokoloff has earned a unique perspective in the markets. He has been involved in almost every aspect of finance—from hedge fund management to venture capital to private equity investment. He has served as an advisor to many of the largest pools of global capital and spends much of the year traveling in key global markets. Sokoloff presciently forecasted the five great secular trends of the last 40 years that have defined investment performance and business opportunity.