Paul Mampilly: Man Behind the Money

Some of the most successful people in history come from humble beginnings. Paul Mampilly can be counted among them. He credits a lot of his shrewd business decisions and risk-taking to his father. Born in India, his father lost his mother when he was three, and his father when he was twenty. Despite this, he was able to put himself through college. However, even with a college degree, he wasn’t making enough money to support the new family he had. As such, he decided to make a bold and risky move to Dubai, bringing his family along with him. It was here that he met with some financial success and was able to help Paul attend college. Paul Mampilly began working in the financial sector on Wall Street in 1991. Initially, he worked as an analyst at Deutsche-Asset Management.

Then, he took employment at ING where was he put in charge overseeing multi-million accounts. He also managed the accounts of such banks like the Royal Bank of Scotland, Banker’s Trust, Sears, and a bank in Switerzland. During the economic crisis of 2008 to 2010, Paul Mampilly was responsible for helping Kinetics International Fund, which boasts to be a $25 billion hedge fund organization, post returns of 67% and 20% during that time. Quite a feat, considering how poorly the economy was doing at the time. Because of this and other successes, he was awarded the Templeton Foundation Investment award.This launched him into the spotlight, giving him media spots on Bloomberg TV, and CNBC among others. People began to turn to him for investment advice.

This was something he was eager to help average Americans do–make money through investment. Through his experience of the market, he has been able to help others make a profit by keeping an eye on stocks that go up quickly. He does this by examining human emotion and Wall Street manipulation which can cause mispricing, new technologies that companies have created to fit into the market, inside edges only aware to a few.Because of his careful examination of the market, Paul Mampilly was able to sell his share of Sarepta Therapeutics which earned him over a 2,000% gain. He also invested in Netflix. It was at the age of 42 that Paul retired, wanting to spend more time with his family. It’s his hope to lead others to the same green pasture.