MICHAEL LIVIAN, CFA

My favorite quote is:

"Cogito ergo sum

(I think, therefore I am)"                 

                   

                  -Rene Descartes 

MICHAEL LIVIAN, CFA, CEPA
Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager

 

I'm the founder and CEO of Livian & Co. I have over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. I was the Chairman of the Executive Committee and Head of Asset Management at Safdie Investment Services Corp. (subsidiary of the Swiss private bank, Banque Safdie). Prior to this position I was a Managing Director at Speed Ventures, a primary pan-European private equity/VC firm. I also worked as an Associate Director for Bear Stearns & Co. in New York and in Italy with a special focus on fixed income and credit derivatives. I hold a summa cum-laude MSc degree in Economics from the University of Milan. I published several academic articles and books on quantitative finance, fixed income and equity valuation. I am a CFA charterholder, a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the co-chairperson of the Private Wealth Management Committee at NYSSA. I live in New York with my wife and three children.