A pioneer in contextual data analysis, Chris is a regular speaker on the predictive effectiveness of social data sets and their role in investment research. In 2006 he applied a social arb trading strategy that resulted in 95% annualized portfolio returns over the following 10-year period. Chris has been featured on BloombergTV, Fox Business Channel, CNBC.com, Forbes, and Business Week. In 2015 Chris launched his social data tool TickerTags, a social listening platform that gives investors the ability to monitor the conversation around keywords pertinent to publicly traded securities and other investable assets on platforms like Twitter. In 2018 Tickertags was acquired by the MScience market data intelligence division of Jefferies Financial Group.