“Experience in investment management is a hard teacher; it gives you the test first and the lesson afterwards.”
—Barton Biggs – Traxis Partners
President & CEO
Prior to founding Trend Macrolytics, Don was vice chairman and co-chief investment officer of Barclays Global Investors. At Barclays, Don invented and patented target-date mutual funds, and pioneered sector ETF’s, creating the fund family now known as i-Shares. Don has been an economic advisor to two presidential candidates including the late John McCain, and has briefed the President in the White House. He contributes frequently to the op-ed page of the Wall Street Journal and appears regularly on Fox Business. He is the author of I am John Galt and Index Options and Futures: The Complete Guide. His articles and commentaries have been published in the Washington Post, Investors Business Daily, Reason, the Harvard Business Review, Pensions & Investments, the San Jose Mercury News and the Detroit News. He was formerly a columnist for TheStreet.com and Business 2.0 (now Fast Company), and SmartMoney.com.
Director of Business Development and Strategy
Grady Kittrell was a co-founder of Virtual Currency Partners and is an experienced angel and seed investor. He has spent over 30 years advising and investing in start-up companies and he is an expert in the digital asset ecosystem. Grady most recently served as an advisor to MGT Capital Investments, one of the largest publicly traded Bitcoin mining companies in the U.S. Grady also serves on the board of Liquid USA, a digital asset manager. He is also a General Partner/Founder at FlowPoint Partners, a Managing Director at PanHandle Capital Partners, Managing Director at Treasure Coast Capital, Founder at Predetec, LLC, an Investor/Advisor to GMTM.com, and board member/investor of Horse Latitudes.