Michael Wilson is the Chief Investment Officer and Chief US Equity Strategist for Morgan Stanley. As CIO and Chair of the Global Investment Committee, Mike is responsible for all investment and asset-allocation advice provided to the firm’s $4.0 trillion in retail-client assets. Over the past 30 years, Mike has held various roles with increasing responsibilities, mostly within Institutional Securities. He started his career in 1989 in investment banking, before transitioning to the Institutional Equities Division in 1995, where Mike created and managed the sector specialist team while serving as a Technology sector specialist himself. In 2009, he became Head of Content Distribution for North American Institutional Equities and then CIO for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in 2012. He was made Chief US Equity Strategist in Research and CIO for Institutional Securities in February 2017. He is a regular guest on CNBC and Bloomberg and is often quoted in popular financial publications, such as Barron’s, the Wall Street Journal, and The Economist, and by various news services. He is a member of the operating committees of the firm’s Wealth Management and Institutional Securities divisions.