Cathie Wood

CEO and CIO - ARK Investment Management LLC

Cathie Wood, with over 40 years of investment experience, founded ARK Investment Management LLC in 2014, focusing exclusively on disruptive innovation. As Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager, she developed ARK’s investment philosophy, exploring large-scale investment opportunities driven by technological innovations like DNA sequencing, robotics, artificial intelligence, energy storage, and blockchain technology. Cathie’s exceptional contributions led to her inclusion in Bloomberg’s prestigious Bloomberg 50 list in 2018 and Fortune’s exclusive roundtable of experts. She’s received the “Women in Finance – Outstanding Contribution Award” and has shared her insights at prominent events, including World Economic Forum and Singularity University’s Exponential Finance.