The author is semi-retired having had a successful career spanning a range of professional services from venture capital/private equity to consulting to investment banking. As an undergraduate, he received a bachelors of arts in mathematics and a bachelors of science in mechanical engineering. He later completed an MBA. Any article created here is for informational and educational purposes only and shall not be construed to constitute investment advice. Nothing contained within an article, comment, or posting shall constitute a solicitation, recommendation or endorsement to buy or sell any security.