Mike Green

Mike Green

Formal First Name
Michael (Mike)

Mike Green is Chief Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Simplify Asset Management, an innovative provider of options-based exchange traded funds. Green is a hedge fund veteran, a prolific researcher, and a notable market theorist who has been a student of the markets and market structure for nearly 30 years. He is best known for his sound theoretical approach and ability to dissect the shift between active and passive investment strategies. Green held several portfolio manager positions, most notably for Thiel Macro, an investment firm that manages Peter Thiel's assets. He also founded Ice Farm Capital, a discretionary global macro hedge fund that received initial funding from Soros Fund Management. His proprietary research into the shift from actively managed portfolios and investment funds to systematic passive investment strategies has been presented to the Federal Reserve, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the International Monetary Fund, the US Department of State, and numerous other industry groups and associations.

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  • Green has been noted for his work as a public speaker and financial media participant. 

  • At Real Vision, Green engages in exciting conversations about the big macro topics that matter.

  • He has also been quoted by or featured in Blockworks, Business Wire, Fox Business, and more.