Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Andrew Ross Sorkin

Columnist, The New York Times; Author, Too Big to Fail


Andrew Ross Sorkin is the best-selling author of Too Big to Fail as well as a columnist and chief mergers and acquisitions reporter at The New York Times. Sorkin is also the editor of DealBook, an online daily financial report that he started in 2001, and an assistant finance editor of the Business Day section of the Times. Too Big to Fail, which is being made into a movie by HBO, was described by the Financial Times as "an extraordinary achievement that will be hard to surpass as the definitive account." Sorkin is a frequent guest host of CNBC's "Squawk Box" and often appears on "Charlie Rose" on PBS. He won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2004 for breaking news, and the World Economic Forum named him a "Young Global Leader" in 2007. Sorkin began writing for the Times in 1995 under unusual circumstances: he hadn't yet graduated from high school.


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