The Bloomberg Story
Luncheon presentation by Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg Inc.
Registration: 12:15 pm
Luncheon: 12:30 pm
Close: 2:00 pm
In 1982, a Wall Street banker named Michael Bloomberg set out to build tools that would bring on-demand information and transparency to the financial markets. What started out as a tiny company operating out of a one-room office today is the world's leading provider of financial news and information, with more than 15,000 employees and operating in 192 countries. Peter T. Grauer, Bloomberg LP's Chairman of the Board, plays an integral role in developing and maintaining the company's unique culture. He will discuss strategies for preserving the attributes of a small company during phases of dramatic growth and global expansion.
Peter T. Grauer is Chairman of Bloomberg Inc., the parent company of Bloomberg LP, the global financial media company founded in 1981. He has been a member of the Bloomberg Board since 1996 and was named Chairman of the Board in 2001 succeeding Michael R. Bloomberg. Mr. Grauer joined Bloomberg full time as Chairman, President and CEO in 2002. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette from 1992 to 2000 when DLJ was acquired by Credit Suisse First Boston. He served as a Managing Director and Senior Partner of CSFB Private Equity until 2002. Mr. Grauer is a founder of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners and DLJ Investment Partners. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Glencore Xstrata PLC. Mr. Graueris a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills and a trustee of Rockefeller University. He is President of the Board of Trustees of the Inner City Scholarship Fund in New York City and a member of the Partnership for Inner City Education Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Grauer is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1968 and the Harvard University Graduate School of Business, Program for Management Development in 1975.