Eric Jackson

President and Portfolio Manager

Eric Jackson, Ph.D., is the President and Portfolio Manager of EMJ Capital Ltd, which he founded in 2017. Eric was previously involved as an investor in Yahoo and Viacom as a Managing Director at SpringOwl Event Driven Partners from 2014 – 2016. Eric co-founded and was the Portfolio Manager of Ironfire Capital LLC from 2008 – 2014.

Eric was President of Jackson Leadership Systems from 2004 – 2008, and was Vice President of Business Development at VoiceGenie Technologies Inc from 2000 – 2004. Eric has a Ph.D. in Management from the Columbia Business School (2002), and a BA in English Literature from McGill University (1994).

Eric Jackson’s diverse background has resulted in a unique research framework, operational experience, an innovative perspective, and a 20-year network of tech and media contacts. 

EMJ Capital

Eric Jackson

President and Founder, Eric Jackson has a track record for finding Multi-Year Compounding companies early on.

His varied background as an operator for a tech start-up, a consultant, a scholar, and an activist investor, has lead to a unique perspective and to EMJ Capital’s out-performance.

Generalist Approach

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