Kenneth Michlitsch

Executive Director
Kenneth Michlitsch
Executive Director

Kenneth Michlitsch

Executive Director

 
 

Background

Ken Michlitsch is an Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and Portfolio Manager for the AIP Alternative Lending Group. He joined MSIM in 2011 and has 21 years of professional experience. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Michlitsch was a Portfolio Manager and Financials Analyst at a multi-asset class hedge fund. He also co-founded and served as CEO of an online marketplace utilizing a novel price discovery method. Mr. Michlitsch previously was part of the founding team at multiple venture capital-backed medical technology companies, and he contributed to the earliest stage development at medtech companies that were acquired for over $1 billion in aggregate. Earlier in his career, Mr. Michlitsch served as Director of Product Strategy & Intellectual Property at Jomed Inc., as Technical Advisor at Fish & Neave LLP, and as Mechanical Engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Mr. Michlitsch is an inventor on over 50 U.S. patents. He received SB and SM degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, as well as an M.B.A. with Honors in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
 
 

Insights

Investment Insight
Machine Learning Is Changing the Game for the Next Generation of Consumer Borrowers
Feb 28, 2019
Ken Michlitsch, AIP Alternative Lending Group Portfolio Manager, interviews Upstart CEO David Girouard about the increasingly important role machine learning plays in the consumer lending process.
Investment Insight
An Introduction to Alternative Lending
Sep 05, 2018
Today, alternative lenders are using customer-focused technology to rethink legacy bank businesses, with fintech addressing rapidly evolving borrower expectations.
Investment Insight
Conducting Due Diligence on Alternative Risk Premia
Jan 22, 2019
Given the recent growth of investor interest in alternative risk premia, we thought it timely to share our insights on what constitutes effective due diligence in the space.
 

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