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Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

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Michael (Mike)
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Michael Taylor is the Portfolio Manager of PINK, the first ETF committed to donating all net profits to the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization. He is a renowned hedge fund investor with more than 20 years of investment experience in the healthcare and biotech sectors. He is a prominent scientist, virologist, and healthcare investor who is regarded to have built and run one of the best-performing healthcare funds on Wall Street. During this time, he worked in drug development and traded healthcare stocks.

Professional Experience


Academic History

CAREER

  • Taylor began his career in 1995 as a scientist at GenVec, where he developed predominantly viral vector-based Gene Therapeutic Drugs for the BioPharma industry. 
  • He entered the investment industry in 2001 as the Head of Healthcare at OppenheimerFunds, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations, portfolio selection/trades, and research staff. 
  • From 2006 to 2011, he managed hedged and factor-neutral portfolios with a gross amount of over $1 billion at funds including Millennium, Citadel, and Diamondback Capital. 
  • Prior to PINK, he served as the Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of CriticalMass Partners, where he specialized in Healthcare Investing.


MEDIA AND APPEARANCES

  • Taylor spoke at the 2020 Hedgeye Investing Summit.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Hedgeye TV multiple times.