Pieran Maru, Investment Analyst, is responsible for covering software and hardware names in GAM Investments' Disruptive Growth & Technology team.
Pieran joined the team in July 2021 from GAM’s compliance function, where he worked since joining the firm in April 2017. Pieran holds a BA in Materials Science from the University of Oxford, the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed the CFA Exam Level 1. He is based in London.
The Disruptive Strategist: Robo-taxis - let loose on the streets of San Francisco
16 November 2023
Have you imagined going out in a self-driving robo-taxi? It is happening now. Pieran Maru explores the exciting introduction of robo-taxis, including participants such as Waymo, Cruise and Tesla’s Dojo, with testing being carried out on the streets of San Francisco.
The Disruptive Strategist: Apple Vision Pro – Our future horizon or the latest hype?
03 August 2023
The announcement of Apple’s mixed virtual reality (VR) headset, the Vision Pro, caused much excitement among consumers. However, VR has already gained traction in both the industrial and educational sectors. GAM Investments’ Pieran Maru explores the use cases and the challenges of the technology and evaluates whether this is just the beginning of a new era of computing.
The Disruptive Strategist: The resurgence of NFTs?
16 May 2023
NFTs are beginning to regain popularity, supported by increased competition in the marketplace and well known brands leveraging the technology to build deeper customer relationships. GAM Investments’ Pieran Maru discusses the future of NFTs.
The Disruptive Strategist - Learnings from California
23 November 2022
Last month, GAM Investments’ David Goodman and Pieran Maru travelled to California, primarily to attend the 2022 Goldman Sachs Communicopia and Technology Conference, showcasing 220 companies.