Bill Douglass is an award-winning writer and futurist, published in The Economist magazine and elsewhere. He is principal at Gotham Communications, LLC, a boutique communications agency, representing a variety of public and venture-backed private companies as well as alternative investment firms. He made his first stock market investment at age 14; current investment interests include life sciences, robotics, energy, technology, and media. His investment philosophy is informed by a global perspective, having lived on four continents and worked in or otherwise traveled to over 60 countries. He is reachable at email@example.com and on Twitter at @billdouglass.