Christopher Cole is the Founder and CIO of Artemis Capital Management. He decided to establish a fund after achieving substantial proprietary returns during the 2008 financial crash. Cole is recognized as a second wave pioneer in the trading of volatility as an asset class, specifically volatility futures and options. Over the past decade, his macro-volatility research amassed a following on Wall Street, and thereafter widely quoted by the mainstream financial press. Cole is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and in the mainstream financial media.