Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, author and speaker. Her latest book, All the Presidents' Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative that has received rave reviews, about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted policy. Her other books include, Black Tuesday, a historical novel about the 1929 Crash, and the hard-hitting expose, It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street. She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America which was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron's and The Library Journal, and the book, Jacked.
She is a frequent commentator for a diverse spectrum of TV and radio programs including for the BBC, RtTV, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, CSPAN, Democracy Now, Fox, NPR and PBS. She has featured in numerous documentaries alongside other globally prominent thought-leaders.
Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, Newsday, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, Truthdig, The Guardian, The Nation, AlterNet, NY Daily News, LaVanguardia, and other publications.
Her engaging key-note speeches are thoughtfully tailored. She has spoken at multiple venues including the Purdue University/Sinai Forum, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Forum, Ohio State University Law School, Columbia University, Pepperdine Graduate School of Business, Manhattan College, National Consumer Law Center, Environmental Grantmakers Association, NASS Spinal Surgeons Conference, and the Mexican Senate.
She was a member of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Federal Reserve Reform Advisory Council, and is listed as one of America's TopWonks. She is on the advisory board of the whistle-blowing organization ExposeFacts, and a board member of Born Free USA.
Nomi received her BS in Math from SUNY Purchase, and MS in Statistics from New York University, where she completed all required coursework for a PhD in Statistics. Before becoming a journalist, Nomi worked on Wall Street as a managing director at Goldman Sachs, ran the international analytics group as a senior managing director at Bear Stearns in London, and worked as a strategist at Lehman Brothers and at the Chase Manhattan Bank.