Leah Wald CEO Valkyrie Investments
Leah recently served as a Partner at Lucid Investments, an asset management firm where she launched their bitcoin investment arm.
Leah began her career working at the World Bank in the Africa Region. After completing her business degree, she worked as a financial analyst reporting directly to the CEO to develop investment strategies for two of the world’s top-performing multi-billion dollar asset managers on Japan, Asia, and global macro strategy. She specialized in equity trades as well as M&A and LBO opportunities rooted in macroeconomic trends and fundamental analysis.
Leah co-founded Veterati in response to the significant employment challenges facing 1.5 million veterans coming home from Afghanistan and Iraq. She also served as a founding economic advisor to Naadam Cashmere to build their development fund in Mongolia assisting the nomadic goat herders. She was a contributing writer for Forbes where she wrote the column “Tales From the Front Lines of Female Entrepreneurship” and co-authored the book Hyperwave Theory: The Rogue Waves of Financial Markets.