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General Information

Name:
Phil Harpur
Fool Since:
December 13 2019
Where I Live:
Central Coast NSW
Where I Grew Up:
Sydney
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Diversified portfolio of investments, with sustainable, unique and highly differentiated business models. A focus on hi-tech and digital media stock - both US and Australian.
Stocks I Own:
ASX:A2M, ASX:ALU, ASX:ANZ, ASX:APT, ASX:APX, ASX:BKL, ASX:CAR, ASX:CBA, ASX:COH, ASX:CSL, ASX:CTD, ASX:DXN, ASX:KGN, ASX:MP1, ASX:NAN, ASX:NDQ, ASX:NXT, ASX:REA, ASX:RMD, ASX:SEK, ASX:TLS, ASX:WEB, ASX:WBC, ASX:WTC, ASX:XRO, US stock: AMZN, ANET, FB, JD, GOOGL, NVDA, NFLX, OKTA, PAYC,

Investing Favorites

Industries:
Hi Tech and Digital Media
Books:
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone; The Essays of Warren Buffett
Newsletters:
Motley Share Advisor, the AFR, IT News, IT Wire, Telegeography, ComputerWorld, BuddeComm,
Magazines:
the Economist
Blogs:
BuddeComm
People:
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Telecommunications, Information Technology, Digital Media, Digital Economy, Online Classifieds, Data Centres, Cloud computing, Internet of Things
Greatest Investment:
Emerging Technology Stock
Worst Investment:
Getting into the market too late on stock I had been monitoring
Money I Manage:
Family share portfolio and super fund portfolio

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Macquarie University, Securities Institute of Australia
Job Title
Senior Analyst, Senior Research Manager
Company / Organization
Technology Analyst and Consultant
Former Jobs
Gartner, Frost & Sullivan, BuddeComm

Interests

Personal Quote:
Invest for the long term and only sell if you absolutely need to!
My Interests:
Travelling, music, cricket, technology trends
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Bill gates
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Thai and Italian
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Vanuatu
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Aussie Cricket Team
Favorite Movies:
Avatar, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, A Clockwork Orange, 2001 A Space Odyssey
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Elton John, Billy Joel, Stacey Kent, Michael Buble, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald
Great Books Read Recently:
The Everything Store
Book Currently Reading:
Infinity
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