Cathie Wood is Founder, CEO and CIO at ARK Invest, a management firm that focuses solely on disruptive innovation and offers investment solutions to investors seeking long-term growth in the public markets. Prior to ARK Invest, Cathie worked at AllianceBernstein as the Chief Investment Officer of Global Thematic Strategies. In 2000, she co-founded Tupelo Capital Management where she managed $800 million in global thematic strategies. Before co-founding Tupelo Capital, Cathie was a Chief Economist, Equity Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager and Director at Jennison Associates. In 2019, Fortune named Cathie to its exclusive roundtable of experts in the annual Fortune Investors Guide: The Best Investing Advice for 2019 From Fortune’s Experts. She also received the “Women in Finance – Outstanding Contribution Award” from Markets Media in 2016.