Michael Johnston is the director of ETFdb.com, where he contributes several articles each week. In 2009, after noticing a lack of free, useful analytical resources for ETF investors, Michael co-founded ETFdb.com and set out to build a site that could be used by investors of all types. Over the next several years, Michael oversaw the development of ETFdb's free ETF tools, including the ETF Screener.
Michael is one of the most widely-followed authors in the ETF world, and he is regularly quoted in publications such as Barron’s and the Wall Street Journal. His articles are syndicated in a number of online publications, including Fidelity.com, Yahoo! Finance, and Business Insider. Michael is also a contributor to TheStreet's Real Money product. Michael is a regular on the ETF conference circuit, having hosted panels at events such as Inside ETFs, Super Bowl of Indexing, and Global Indexing and ETFs. Michael also participated in the Barron's Alternative ETF Roundtable.
Michael graduated with a degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame, and has completed the exam portion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. Michael lives in Chicago where he's an avid Cubs and Blackhawks fan.