Whitney Tilson is the former Managing Partner of Kase Capital and founder of Kase Learning, an educational platform offering a range of programs for people interested in becoming better investors and launching and building a successful investment management business. He is also the co-founder of Value Investor Insight, an investment newsletter. Prior to launching his investment career in 1999, Mr. Tilson spent five years working with Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter studying the competitiveness of inner cities and inner-city-based companies nationwide. He and Professor Porter founded the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, of which Mr. Tilson was Executive Director. Mr. Tilson also led the effort to create ICV Partners, a national for-profit private equity fund focused on minority-owned and inner-city businesses that has raised nearly $500 million. Before business school, Mr. Tilson was a founding member of Teach for America and then spent two years as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.
Website: www.kaselearning.com, www.tilsonfunds.com