Garrick Hileman is an economic historian at the London School of Economics and the founder of MacroDigest.com. His research has been covered on CNBC, NPR, the BBC, Al Jazeera and Sky News. He has 15+ years of private sector experience including work with both startups and established companies such as Bank of America, IDG, and Allianz. Previously, he co-founded and led the investment team for a $300 million San Francisco-based tech incubator. Garrick also worked in both equity research and corporate finance at Montgomery Securities and executed over $1 billion in M&A and underwriting transactions for financial services and technology companies.