1971, Bachelor's in Finance, C.W. Post College; 1973, MBA, Harvard. Forty-five years as global macro investor. Formerly: Director of Commodities, Dominick and Dominick, a Wall Street brokerage house; in charge of Institutional Futures Department, Shearson Hayden Stone. 1975, Founder, Bridgewater Associates, a global macro investment firm and the world's largest hedge fund; currently, Chairman and CIO. Recipient of several lifetime achievement awards for innovative thinking that has changed the way institutions invest their money; named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, Time magazine (2012).