John Paulson

John Paulson is the president of New York based hedge fund Paulson and Co. Inc. He graduated from NYU and received his MBA from Harvard business school. Paulson gained experience at the hedge fund Odyssey Partners and he is also a former Bear Stearns investment banker.

The merger-arbitrage hedge fund Paulson and Co. was launched in 1994 and currently manages assets of approximately $29 billion.