Samuel C. Wilson, CFA is the primary owner of Taos Global Investors, LLC. Before creating Taos he was a partner and portfolio manager at Granite View Asset Management, an alternative investment partnership.
Previously, he was partner at JMP Securities from 2003 to 2010, serving as Co-Director of Technology Research and as a senior research analyst covering Communications Equipment. Prior to joining JMP, Sam spent three years in equity research at Merrill Lynch following the data networking industry. From 1998 through 2000, Sam worked for Banc of America Securities covering semiconductor capital equipment and semiconductors. He previously spent four years at Applied Materials in various engineering and management positions.
Sam served as a Captain in the United States Army, stationed in the United States and Europe, with completed training including Airborne, Ranger and Air Assault courses.
Sam received an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Seattle University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.