William D. Cohan was an award-winning investigative
journalist before embarking on a seventeen-year career as an investment banker
on Wall Street. He spent six years at Lazard Frères in New York and later became a Managing
Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He is a graduate of Duke
University and received both an MS
from Columbia University’s Graduate School of
Journalism and an MBA from its Graduate School of Business. He lives in New York City and Columbia
County, New York.