Gary Antonacci has over 35 years experience as an investment professional focusing on underexploited investment opportunities. His innovative research on momentum investing was the first place winner in 2012 and the second place winner in 2011 of the prestigious Wagner Awards for Advancements in Active Investment Management given annually by the National Association of Active Investment Managers.
His research introduced the investment world to dual momentum, which combines relative strength price momentum with trend following absolute momentum. He is widely recognized as a foremost authority on the practical applications of momentum investing.
Antonacci is developer of the dual momentum-based Global Equities Momentum, Global Balanced Momentum, and Sector Rotation Momentum models, as described in his award-winning book, Dual Momentum investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk.
Antonacci received his MBA degree from the Harvard Business School in 1978. Since then, he has concentrated on researching, developing, and applying innovative investment strategies that have their basis in academic research. He serves as a consultant to investment professionals, as well as private and institutional investors, on asset allocation, portfolio construction, and advanced momentum strategies.
Having a broad range of aptitudes and interests, Antonacci was at one time a U.S. Army combat medic in Vietnam, an award-winning artist, and a headliner at comedy clubs throughout the United States and Canada. One can find out more about Gary Antonacci and his research at http://optimalmomentum.com.