About Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston is a serial entrepreneur who helps High Net Worth Investors (HNWIs) protect and grow their wealth through tax efficient strategies and alternative investments.

Michael previously co-founded ETF Database, leading the company to a successful exit. ETF Database is now a part of VettaFi, a leading provider of services and insights to asset managers and investors. Michael was also one of the first employees of Quantitative Insights, which developed the first-ever computer-aided breast cancer diagnosis system cleared by the FDA for use in radiology. Michael led the sale of QI to Paragon Biosciences, a global life science company that creates, builds, and funds innovative biology-based companies.

Michael is a co-founder of WealthChannel, the leading community for HNWIs who are placing capital in alternative investments. Michael also hosts the Tax Efficient Investor Podcast, where he discusses strategies that High Net Worth investors can use to protect, grow, and transfer wealth.

Michael graduated from the University of Notre Dame, and resides in Oregon with his wife and son. He is active in his community as a member of the Board of Directors of the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) and a volunteer at Hosea Youth Services.

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