Monday, April 1, 2013
A Conversation with David McCormick – Former Under Secretary of the United States Treasury and Co-President of Bridgewater Associates
Monday, April 1, 2013 | 4 pm, Giant Eagle Auditorium, A51
Introduction by President Cohon
Conversation moderated by Dean Ramayya Krishnan, Heinz College
With a career that has spanned both the public and private sectors, i.e. serving in the Army, working at McKinsey and as CEO of FreeMarkets, then the Whitehouse/Treasury, and now working at Bridgewater, Carnegie Mellon Trustee David McCormick shares his insights on how to lead across different arenas.
David is Co-President and a member of the Management Committee for Bridgewater Associates, a global macro investment firm with over $140 billion in assets under management, and the world’s largest hedge fund. Prior to joining Bridgewater, he was U.S. Treasury Under-Secretary for International Affairs in the Bush Administration and prior to that Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Policy. From 1999-2005, David was an entrepreneur, serving as CEO of Freemarkets and President of Ariba, two publicly traded software companies, and earlier in his career he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. David is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and has a Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a former Army officer and a veteran of the first Gulf War.