Paul SingerChairman, Manhattan Institute; Founder, President, and Co-CEO, Elliott Investment Management L.P.
Paul Singer is the founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, a New York–based trading firm. Launched in 1977 with $1 million of capital, total assets under management for the Elliott funds have grown to approximately $32 billion today. Elliott also has affiliated offices in London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. The Wall Street Journal has recognized Elliott for its early forecasting of the systemic economic crisis of 2008. The New York Times has written that “of all the hedge fund managers on Wall Street, [Elliott] is one of the most revered.” Mr. Singer is on the boards of Harvard Medical School and of Commentary magazine, and on the advisory board of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is also chairman of the Manhattan Institute.