Founder and CEO of Estimize
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Leigh Drogen is the Founder and CEO of Estimize, the first open platform for financial estimates. Estimize is a diverse community of members from the top hedge funds and asset management firms, to independent ... more

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The Holiday Shopping Season Is Off To A Strong Start, But Is This Level Of Consumer Spending Sustainable?
A discussion about the most recent downturn in Bitcoin which was hovering around its peak last Thanksgiving, and everything around the holiday shopping season including early results from Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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Is The October Sell-Off Overdone, Or Indicative Of A Looming Bear Market?
A discussion on the sell-off in the equity markets as trade war fears escalate.
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Areas Of Tech That Analysts Are Cautious On This Season
A discussion on the general sentiment around tech heading into Q3 earnings reports. Certain areas of cloud computing, semiconductors and enterprise tech still remain favorites.
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What To Expect When Q3 Peak Earnings Season Kicks Off Tomorrow
This week we enter what’s considered peak earnings season for the third quarter of 2018, with roughly 350 S&P 500 companies reporting in the next three weeks. Early on we’ve already gotten a good idea of what to expect for the rest of the season.
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What’s Pushing US Interest Rates Higher? Three Theories That Have Nothing To Do With Inflation
A discussion on why yields are going up, and it’s not due to higher inflation expectations. Why did Tether crash leading to an uptick in Bitcoin?
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What To Expect For Q3 Retail Earnings
A discussion on the Q3 earnings season that is set to kick off with the banks this Friday.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AA Alcoa Inc.
AAPL Apple Inc.
BLK BlackRock Inc.
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DKS Dick's Sporting Goods Inc.
GES Guess Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
HD Home Depot Inc.
HLF Herbalife Ltd.
INTC Intel Corporation
JCP J.C. Penney Company Inc.
JOY Joy Global Inc.
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Do You Know The Estimize Community?
Thousands of analysts congregate on Estimize to create an earnings consensus which is far greater than the sum of its parts. As a testament to the community which makes Estimize possible, we’ve created a permanent addition to our website. Today we’re proud to introduce the Community Page.

Work Experience

Advisory Board Member
WordSentry
March 2013 - Present (5 years 11 months)
WordSentry is software that helps authors of digital communications compose clear messages. As the message is written, WordSentry dynamically monitors the composition, highlighting problem areas and suggesting corrections for the author’s consideration in real-time.
Founder and CEO
Estimize Inc.
April 2011 - Present (7 years 10 months)
We started Estimize with the goal of building a community and platform for the creation of a more accurate and representative set of financial estimates, beginning with corporate earnings. By sourcing estimates from buy side and independent analysts, as opposed to the current data sets which only source from sell side analysts, Estimize provides a true representation of the market's expectation.
Product Manager, Business Development, Media Director, Community Manager
StockTwits
July 2009 - March 2012 (2 years 9 months)
At StockTwits I had an amazing opportunity to build the first true social finance community from the ground up.

Education

City University of New York-Hunter College
B.A., Political Science, Economics
2006 / 2008
University of San Diego
Political Science, Economics
2004 / 2006
Horace Greeley High School
High School
2000 / 2004

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