Kiril Sokoloff

Kiril Sokoloff

Formal First Name
1947 - present

Kiril Sokoloff is a legendary investor, researcher and thought leader who has been an advisor to many of the largest pools of global capital for over three decades. Sokoloff is the Founder and Chairman of 13D research, an independent institutional global research firm. Under his leadership, 13D has a nearly 40-year track record of detecting changes that will impact businesses and


  • Sokoloff has called the big shifts in the world over several decades, from the growth of post-Tiananmen China to the rise of the tech sector in the mid-1990s.

  • He has presciently forecasted the five great secular trends of the last 40 years that have defined investment performance and business opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportu opportunity. 

  • He has predicted major market inflection points, including 1980, 2002, and 2008 and recently stated sanctions on Russia will result in economic suicide for Europe.


  • Sokoloff became one of the most closely sought after independent thinkers and strategists on Wall Street.

  • He was also one of the first foreign professional investors to invest in Hong Kong.

  • He introduced many of the largest money management firms in the US to the historic investment opportunity in Hong Kong and China.

  • Throughout the 1980s, he lectured widely to investment groups all over the country, arguing for extended disinflation.  

  • He has been active in philanthropy in areas of healthcare, education, and the scaling of human consciousness.


  • Sokoloff is a dynamic speaker to crowds both large and intimate.

  • He has appeared as a host and guest on Real Vision.