Speaker's Biography:

Yves Smith
Blogger, "Naked Capitalism"

Yves Smith has written the blog "Naked Capitalism" since 2006. She has spent more than 25 years in the financial services industry and currently heads Aurora Advisors, a New York-based management consulting firm specializing in corporate finance advisory and financial services. Prior to that, she worked for Goldman Sachs (in corporate finance), McKinsey & Co., and Sumitomo Bank (as head of mergers and acquisitions). Smith has written for publications in the United States and Australia, including The New York Times, The Conference Board Review, Institutional Investor, The Daily Deal and the Australian Financial Review. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.