Vishaal B. Bhuyan

Vishaal B. Bhuyan is Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Nariman Point, LLC, a New York-based investment management firm focusing on demographic-driven instruments, with special expertise in insurance. He has been invited to speak at industry conferences around the world and has been published or quoted in a number of publications such as The Wall Street Journal. He previously served as an independent consultant providing family offices, private equity, and hedge funds with market insight and quantitative analysis on the life-linked asset class.

Scott Phillips

D. Scott Phillips, Jr. is a portfolio manager and principal with Lauren Templeton Capital Management, LLC, an alternative and traditional asset management firm. Before joining Lauren Templeton Capital Management, LLC, in 2007 Scott spent four years as a research analyst and consultant to Green Cay Asset Management, where he was the lead research analyst on the Siebels Hard Asset Fund, a long/short equity hedge fund focused on hard assets and commodities. With Lauren C. Templeton, he co-authored Investing the Templeton Way. He currently authors a quarterly newsletter, The Maximum Pessimism Report, which is distributed globally.

Jeffrey Towson

Jeffrey Towson is Managing Partner of the Towson Group, a private equity firm based in New York, Riyadh, and Shanghai. A specialist in global and cross-border investing, Towson has developed over $15B of investments across multiple geographies and industries. He previously served as Head of Direct Investments for Middle East North Africa and Asia Pacific for Prince Waleed, arguably the world’s first private global investor and nicknamed the "Arabian Warren Buffett" by Time Magazine. Towson is a frequent writer and speaker. He is a Fellow at Cambridge University’s Judge School of Business and cohead of the New Topics in Investment and Strategy Course at Peking University Guanghua Business School in Beijing.