CNBC U.S. Contributors

Timothy Seymour

CIO, Seymour Asset Management

Tim Seymour is founder and Chief Investment Officer of Seymour Asset Management(SAM). SAM provides both asset management and wealth management services for its clients, including direct investment and allocation to private equity and alternative assets.

Tim has over 22 years of investment experience as a portfolio manager, allocator and capital markets professional across multiple asset classes. He also looks at the impact of cyber risks on the global economy. Tim is a recognized voice within the investment community as a trader and market strategist on CNBC. For the past decade,Tim has been a primary investor voice on Fast Money. Tim is often cited as one of the top finance professionals on Twitter, including The Wall Street Journal's "Top Tweets For Your Money".

Tim was the CIO and co-founder of Triogem Asset Management where the firm's flagship fund was a long short global EM strategy. Triogem's investment approach was rooted in running a low volatility portfolio that managed top down risks while employing a rigorous research process to bottom up stock picking.

Prior to Triogem, Tim was co-founder and Managing Partner at Red Star Asset Management (Moscow, New York),where the core strategy was a low volatility, multi-strat fund investing across Russia/CIS.

Before launching Red Star, Tim was a Partner and Managing Director at Troika Dialog, Russia's largest investment bank in Moscow. At Troika Tim served in various roles including running fixed income sales and trading and launching the firm's US broker/dealer and overseeing all US capital markets activity.

Tim started his career at UBS in New York, focusing on international macro (cash bonds, swaps,forex). Tim completed the firm's capital markets training program after graduating with an MBA in International Finance from Fordham University. Tim received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University.

Tim serves as an Advisory Board Member for The Georgetown Wall Street Alliance, InfraCap ETFs, Dionymed, KushCo Holdings, and Tikun Olam USA. Tim is an Advisor to the regulated firm The Benchmark Company on selected investment banking transactions.

Tim lives in New York City with his wife and two children. When he is not with his family, Tim is playing drums and singing in his two bands.

Follow Tim on Twitter: @timseymour