Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner is president of Warburg Pincus and author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises. As treasury secretary from 2009 to 2013, Geithner played a central role in formulating economic policy during President Obama’s first term. He was a principal architect of the president’s successful strategy to avert economic collapse and reform the financial system. Between 2003 and 2009, Geithner was president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He first joined the Treasury Department in 1988 and held positions in three administrations, including undersecretary for international affairs under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers. [+]