People

Kiril Sokoloff

Kiril Sokoloff

Formal First Name
Kiril
Dates
11/9/1947 - present

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.

  • Sokoloff has traveled widely, going around the world some 40 times.  
  • He works out of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, unaffiliated with any bank.
  • He became one of the most closely sought after independent thinkers and strategists on Wall Street.
  • He is the author of the WILTW (What I Learned This Week), a weekly newsletter published through his advisory firm 13D Global Strategy & Research.
  • His clients—which include Mukesh Ambani, Sam Zell, and Raymond Kwok—are quite happy to pay thousands of dollars for a subscription.
  • Throughout the 1980s, he lectured widely to investment groups all over the country, arguing for extended disinflation.  
  • He has been a guest on Real Vision.
  • He is also prized for his devoted study of the human spirit.  
  • He is a voracious reader. 
    • His interests range across all areas of human knowledge and history.
    • He often reads 10 books or more a week.