ARTHUR SAMBERG

  • Founder of Pequot Capital Management, which at one point was the world’s largest hedge fund
  • Renowned as the world’s leading authority on technology investments during the dot-com era of the late 1990s and 2000s.
  • Chairman of Tri Energy Alpha, a clean energy company focused on creating the first nuclear fusion power plant

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Technology

“I think in the long run, the late 90s boom in technology stocks was totally rational, because it fed the startups. And as always happens with technology investing, 90% of them failed. That's the way capital works. But the resulting winners out of that have come to dominate. The top five companies today are all technology companies.

Arthur Samberg to Real Vision – October 14, 2016

Arthur Samberg is founder of Pequot Capital Management, the famed hedge fund that made a fortune during the run up to the 2000 dot-com bubble. Samberg’s flagship Pequot Fund generated a stellar 17.8% average annual return – after fees – from 1989 through 2009.

Samberg’s science background helped him become the world’s top experts on technology investments. He formerly worked as an aerospace engineer at Lockheed Missile and Space Company, and Chaired the M.I.T. Investment Management Committee.

Today he is Chairman of Tri Energy Alpha, which is the world leader in the development of nuclear fusion technology.