Mark Palmer is a Managing Director and BTIG FinTech Analyst. He provides comprehensive coverage across a broad array of subsectors within the fintech sector including blockchain technology, cryptocurrency solutions, digital payments and financial services. Mr. Palmer has experience as an analyst and portfolio manager in both equities and high-yield/distressed debt. Prior to BTIG, he was a Portfolio Manager at Prudence Holdings. Previously, Mr. Palmer was a Portfolio Manager at Resurgence Asset Management and Highbridge Capital Management. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of roles at BlackRock, AIG Global Investment Group, and was a High-Yield and Distressed Debt Analyst at BNY Capital Markets. Mr. Palmer began his financial services career in leveraged finance at Bank of America. He earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a master’s degree and BA from the University of Virginia.