Jeff Fischer

Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager

Jeff Fischer is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of 1623 Capital. As the Portfolio Manager of the 1623 Pro Fund Strategy, Jeff oversees and leads the investment team. Jeff started his tenure with 1623’s sister company, The Motley Fool (“TMF”), as co-manager of the original Long/Short Fool Portfolio with company co-founders David and Tom Gardner in 1996. From 2008-2018, he served as the founder and manager of the 1623 Pro Fund Strategy, and from 2009 to 2018, he was also the founder and lead adviser of Motley Fool Options. Prior to that, Jeff co-managed the Motley Fool Rule Breaker Portfolio with David Gardner, edited The Motley Fool Investment Guide, wrote Investing Without a Silver Spoon, and contributed to many other Motley Fool bestselling books. Jeff has appeared on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, CNBC Asia, MSN, Channel News Asia, and in Barron’s, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune and others. Jeff earned his BS from Northern Illinois University.