In 1981 John Taylor founded FX Concepts, a multi-faceted investment management company, which today manages over $4 billion in currency absolute return and overlay strategies. FX Concepts is known around the world as an innovative and highly successful manager of foreign exchange assets as well as a leader in the field of foreign exchange risk management. Taylor has written numerous articles in investment journals and is often quoted in the popular press on financial topics. Before starting FX Concepts, John was a vice president at Citibank, where he was the head of the banks marketing, advisory services, and research for foreign exchange. Taylor is also a founder and former chairman of Franklin University Switzerland, Inc., in Lugano, Switzerland and the chairman of Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a development stage biotech company.