New York City

New YorkNew York, New YorkNew York City, New York
The City of New York, usually referred to as either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 sqmi, New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area.

Hedge fund

hedge fundshedge fund managerhedge-fund
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund firm with US$160 billion in assets under management as of 2017. Steven A. Cohen of Point72 Asset Management, formerly known as founder of S.A.C. Capital Advisors. John Paulson of Paulson & Co.. whose hedge funds as of December 2015 had $19 billion assets under management. David Tepper of Appaloosa Management. Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corporation. Daniel Och of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group with more than $40 billion in assets under management in 2013. Israel Englander of Millennium Management, LLC. Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Graduate School of Business AdministrationBaker ScholarHarvard
Ray Dalio, 1973 – founded Bridgewater Associates. Elisabeth DeMarse, 1980 – CEO of Newser. Anne Dias-Griffin, 1997 – hedge fund manager for Aragon Global Management. Betty Jane Diener, 1964 (and DBA, 1974) – Virginia Secretary of Commerce (1982–1986). Jamie Dimon, 1982 – CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase. James Dinan, 1985 – founder of hedge fund York Capital Management. Tim Draper, 1984 – venture capital investor. Colin Drummond – CEO of Viridor and joint CEO of Pennon Group. Donna Dubinsky, 1981 – CEO of Palm, Inc. Axel Dumas, 2010 – CEO of Hermès. Erik Engstrom, 2015 – CEO of Reed Elsevier. Mary Callahan Erdoes, 1993 – CEO of J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Wilton, Connecticut

WiltonWilton, CTWilton parish
Ray Dalio, Founder of Bridgewater Associates, resident in late 20th century. Abby Elliott, actress/comedian, daughter of Chris Elliott. Chris Elliott, actor/comedian. Ace Frehley, rock guitarist, lived in Wilton in the early 1980s. Charles Grodin, actor. Johnny Gruelle, artist who created Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy. June Havoc, actress, who also renovated buildings to create the Cannon Crossing center of small shops. Her sister Gypsy Rose Lee frequently visited her. Daryl Hawk, documentary photographer, explorer. Sterling Hayden, actor. Patty Hearst, now known as Patricia Hearst-Shaw, heiress and actress. Lydia Hearst-Shaw, supermodel and heiress.

Jon Rubinstein

Jon RubensteinJonathan J. Rubinstein
Rubinstein's appointment as co-CEO at Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, was announced in a letter to clients in March 2016. In the note, Bridgewater officials noted that "because technology is so important to us, we wanted one of our co-C.E.O.s to be very strong in that area." Rubinstein replaced Greg Jensen, who moved to concentrate on his role as co-chief investment officer. Less than one year later, it was announced that Rubinstein was leaving the company because he and Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio "mutually agree that he is not a cultural fit for Bridgewater".

Westport, Connecticut

WestportWestport, CTSaugatuck
The major financial services companies in Westport now are Bridgewater Associates, a global investment manager and Westport's largest employer, Canaan Partners, an early stage venture capital firm focusing on IT and life sciences, and BNY Mellon. Professional, scientific, and technical services companies include Terex, a Fortune 500 company manufacturing industrial equipment and offering professional and technical services around those products, and dLife, a multimedia diabetes education (and marketing) company. Comprising 234 acre, Sherwood Island State Park is located on Long Island Sound and includes beach access.

Jackson Heights, Queens

Jackson HeightsJackson Heights, New YorkJackson Heights, Queens, New York
Ray Dalio (born 1949), founder of Bridgewater Associates. Alan M. Davis (born 1949), professor and author. Edward Djerejian (born 1939), diplomat, former United States Ambassador to Syria and Israel and Assistant Secretary of State. Albert K. Dawson (1885-1967), journalist and cinematographer during the First World War. Kevin Dobson (born 1943), actor, known for his roles on Kojak and Knots Landing. Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898–1995), photographer, lived in Jackson Heights for many years. Calvin Fixx (1906—1950), editor at Time magazine. Dave Fleming (born 1969), MLB pitcher who spent most of his career with the Seattle Mariners. Paul D. Ginsberg (born 1962), President of Roark Capital Group.

Long Island University

Long IslandLIULong Island Blackbirds
Raymond Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, investor and philanthropist. Ram Mohan Naidu Kinjarapu, Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament of India. Ossie Schectman (1919–2013), basketball player who scored the first basket in National Basketball Association history. Tinga Seisay (1928–2015), Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy activist. Denise Vasi (1983-), American actress. Official website. LIU Brooklyn athletics. LIU Post athletics. Seawanhaka. The Pioneer.

Principles (book)

PrinciplesPrinciples'' (book)Principles: Life & Work
Principles: Life & Work is a 2017 book by hedge fund manager Ray Dalio based on principles he had developed while running Bridgewater Associates. After receiving a frank memo from his top lieutenants in 1993 concerning his interpersonal performance as a manager, Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio began to develop a unique company culture based on principles and unadorned feedback. He originally published a shorter version of Principles online in 2011, where it received over three million downloads. It was officially released as Principles: Life & Work on September 19, 2017, by Simon & Schuster. * *

Thomas Britton Harris IV

Britt Harris
He subsequently left Verizon to serve as the chief executive officer of Bridgewater Associates, at the time the largest hedge fund in the world. Harris spent only six months at Bridgewater due to a culture fit problem, however Ray Dalio, the firm's founder and chief executive following Harris' departure, noted that "Mr. Harris is a superstar, with an absolutely fantastic character. He's an industry leader." Following Bridgewater, Harris was appointed chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Also known as TRS), Texas' pension plan for public teachers.

Assets under management

AUMassetsfunds under management
In finance, assets under management (AUM), sometimes called funds under management (FUM), measures the total market value of all the financial assets which a financial institution such as a mutual fund, venture capital firm, or broker manages on behalf of its clients and themselves.

Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 30% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch.


Forbes MagazineForbes.comForbes Asia
Forbes is an American business magazine. Published bi-weekly, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes also reports on related subjects such as technology, communications, science, politics, and law. Its headquarters is located in Jersey City, New Jersey. Primary competitors in the national business magazine category include Fortune and Bloomberg Businessweek. Forbes has international editions in Asia and Europe.


CNBC.comCNBC Latin AmericaCNBC-TV18
CNBC is an American pay television business news channel that is owned by NBCUniversal Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, the network primarily carries business day coverage of U.S. and international financial markets; following the end of the business day and on non-trading days, CNBC primarily carries financial and business-themed documentaries and reality shows.

Lehman Brothers

LehmanLehman Brothers Kuhn LoebLehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was a global financial services firm. Before filing for bankruptcy in 2008, Lehman was the fourth-largest investment bank in the United States (behind Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch), doing business in investment banking, equity and fixed-income sales and trading (especially U.S. Treasury securities), research, investment management, private equity, and private banking. Lehman was operational for 158 years from its founding in 1850 until 2008.

Institutional Investor (magazine)

Institutional InvestorInstitutional Investor magazineInstitutional Investor'' (magazine)
Institutional Investor magazine is a monthly periodical published by Euromoney Institutional Investor. It was founded in 1967 by Gilbert E. Kaplan. A separate international edition of the magazine was established in 1976 for readers in Europe and Asia. Capital Cities Communications purchased the magazine in 1984. The Walt Disney Company bought Capital Cities in 1996 and sold the magazine to Euromoney a year later. Institutional Investor has offices in New York City, London and Hong Kong.

Transcendental Meditation technique

Transcendental Meditationyogic flyingTM-Sidhi
The Transcendental Meditation technique or TM is a form of silent mantra meditation, developed by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The meditation practice involves the use of a mantra and is practiced for 20 minutes twice per day while sitting with one's eyes closed. Beginning in 1965, the Transcendental Meditation technique has been incorporated into schools, universities, corporations, and prison programs in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and India. In 1977, a U.S. federal district court ruled that a curriculum in TM and the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI) being taught in some New Jersey schools was religious in nature and in violation of the First Amendment.

United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its territories per the Coinage Act of 1792. The act created a decimal currency by creating the following coins: tenth dollar, one-twentieth dollar, one-hundredth dollar. In addition the act created the dollar, half dollar, and quarter dollar coins. All of these coins are still minted in 2019.


CTState of ConnecticutConn.
Major financial industry employers include The Hartford, Travelers, Cigna, Aetna, Mass Mutual, People's United Financial, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS Bridgewater Associates, and GE Capital. Separately, the real estate industry accounted for an additional 15% of economic activity in 2009, with major employers including Realogy and William Raveis Real Estate. Manufacturing is the third biggest industry at 11.9% of GDP and dominated by Hartford-based United Technologies Corporation (UTC), which employs more than 22,000 people in Connecticut. Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft operates Connecticut's single largest manufacturing plant in Stratford, where it makes helicopters.

List of Long Island University people

Kirschstein National Research Service Awards *Bob Brier, noted Egyptologist and one of the world's leading experts on mummies Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. Howard Lorber, businessman; investor; CEO of Vector Group; chairman of Nathan's Famous and Douglas Elliman. Jorge M. Perez, real estate developer, author and political fundraiser; founder of The Related Companies. Adnan Polat, chairman of Football Club Galatasaray SK; CEO of Ege Seramik. Terry Semel, former chairman and CEO of Yahoo!; on the Board of Directors of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, The Paley Center for Media, and the Guggenheim Museum.


OceanX is an ocean exploration initiative founded by Ray Dalio, founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, and his son Mark Dalio. An initiative of Dalio Philanthropies, OceanX is a “mission to explore the ocean and bring it back to the world.” OceanX combines science, technology and media to explore and raise awareness for the oceans and “create a community engaged with protecting them.” The initiative also supports and facilitates ocean research for scientists, science institutions, media companies and philanthropy partners. OceanX’s marine research vessel the MV Alucia, is a 56-meter research and exploration vessel utilized in the organization’s research and filming expeditions.

MV Alucia

MV ''Alucia
It was subsequently purchased by Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio to support and facilitate ocean exploration and research. In 2012, Mark Dalio founded Alucia Productions (now OceanX Media) to film and chronicle ocean exploration and research missions aboard the Alucia. Alucia has two submarines, the Triton Submersibles 3300/3 (named Nadir) and the Deep Rover 2, both rated for a maximum depth of 1000 m. The ship also has an A-star helicopter and helipad; dry and wet science labs; 8K Red cameras, low-light submersible cameras and custom underwater camera housings; and a media room.

LIU Post

C.W. Post CollegeC.W. PostC.W. Post Campus of Long Island University
Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates investment firm. Ted David, CNBC anchor. Bret Ernst, comedian. Mike Gange, of The Howard Stern Show. Joe Gatto, comedian, executive producer of Impractical Jokers. Charles J. Gradante, hedge fund expert. Alan Hahn, MSG Network studio analyst, co-host of daily ESPN Radio sports talk show. Jackee Harry, actress. Bunny Hoest, cartoonist of The Lockhorns comic strip. Jamie Kellner, chairman and CEO of Turner Broadcasting System. Brian Kilmeade, Fox News Channel television personality. Ed Lauter, actor. John Leguizamo, actor. Bruce Lipton, developmental biologist. Lynda Lopez, anchorwoman. Howard Lorber, Chief Executive Officer of Nathan's Famous.

List of companies founded by Harvard University alumni

many notable companies worldwide
This is a list of companies founded by Harvard University alumni, including attendees who enrolled in degree programs at Harvard University but did not eventually graduate. Companies founded by alumni of Radcliffe College ("Harvard Annex", 1879-1999) are not included in this list. This list is not exhaustive, as it only includes notable companies of which the founding and development history is well recorded by reliable sources. In particular, subsidiaries are listed with their owners in parentheses.

List of people from Greenwich, Connecticut

Ray Dalio, CEO of Bridgewater Associates of Westport. Robert Diamond (born 1951), banker, President and CEO for investment banking at Barclays. Brady Dougan (born 1959), CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston; CEO of Credit Suisse Group in Zurich. Martin Frankel (born 1954), financier. Richard S. Fuld Jr., CEO of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Louis V. Gerstner Jr., CEO of IBM. Vladimir Gusinsky, Russian media baron. Leona Helmsley, hotel owner. Joseph Hirshhorn, mining tycoon and namesake of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Paul Tudor Jones, runs Tudor Investments and lives in the Belle Haven section of town. Mel Karmazin, CEO of Sirius Satellite Radio.