Neel Kashkari, An Indian-American Ex-employee Of Goldman Sachs, Promoted By Paulson To Handle The $700 Billion Bailout Money

by Trendy

Neel Kashkari has been promoted by Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson from being the Treasury’s assistant secretary for international affairs to the interim head of Paulson’s Office of Financial Stability. In other words Kashkari will the man who will take charge of the $700 Billion approved by Congress for Wall street bailout. Kashkari is one of the main guys on Paulson’s team and was also one of the architects of the Bailout bill recently passed by Congress.

Neel Kashkari is an Indian American and is only 35 years of age. Kashkari has seen the best of the technology world and the finance world during his stint as an aerospace engineer working to develop technologies for NASA and as a banker for Goldman Sachs. Interestingly, Paulson is also a former employee of Goldman Sachs. Kashkari grew up in Ohio and has a MBA degree M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He also has an Engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

For more on Neel Kashkari’s biography and his role at the US Treasury, head to his biography page on the US Treasury website

[Via : WSJ]

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