Henry Kaufman is president of Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc., an investment management and economic and financial consulting firm.
For 26 years, Dr. Kaufman worked for the Wall Street investment bank Salomon Brothers, where he was managing director, a member of the executive committee and ran the firm's four research departments. He was also a vice chairman of Salomon Brothers' parent company. Before joining Salomon Brothers, Dr. Kaufman was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Kaufman received a B.A. in economics from New York University, an M.S. in finance from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in banking and finance from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.
His book, "The Road to Financial Reformation: Warnings, Consequences, Reforms," was published in 2009 by John Wiley & Sons. His earlier book, "On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir," was published in 2001 by McGraw-Hill.