Meredith Whitney Keynote Speaker

  • Acclaimed financial analyst & CEO of the Meredith Whitney Advisory Group
  • Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World
  • “Oracle of Wall Street” & 2008 market crisis whistleblower

Meredith Whitney's Biography

Meredith Whitney has over 25 years of leadership experience within the financial services industry.  During her career, she has built a reputation for her ahead of the curve and accurate forecasting, insightful analytical skills, strategic advice and problem solving.  She both identifies risks and matches them with solutions. She has been a trusted advisor to CEOs, CFOs, Boards, Central Bankers and Regulators. She has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women (2008-2013) and 40 Under 40 (2009), Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World (2009), Crain’s 40 Under 40, amongst others. Meredith is a MasterClass teacher in the Mastering the Markets series.

Best known for her ground-breaking work and early identification of the mortgage and broader Great Financial Crisis, Meredith Whitney is one of the most respected voices on Wall Street.

In 2006, Whitney presented to the FDIC on the growing risks to the US Consumer from the sub-prime leAcclaimed analyst, “Oracle of Wall Street,”nding market allowing for the FDIC to be the sole government agency focused on sub-prime ahead of the crisis.

In 2007, her prescient forecast of Citibank’s need to raise capital, sell assets and cut its dividend set off a one-day $400 billion drop in the markets and Citibank’s ultimate move to do all three of the things Whitney highlighted. From that point forward, she became the “go-to” voice on the financial industry, as described by Michael Lewis’ The Big Short.

Almost 10 years after writing her last piece of analysis, Meredith Whitney has relaunched her eponymous firm. She said of her decision to return to her roots, “After over a decade of massive government spending, zero interest rates and QE, fundamentals actually matter again. This is going to be a lot of fun!”.

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Videos of Meredith Whitney

Meredith Whitney on the Future of Banking and Her New Venture
Meredith Whitney on the Future of Banking and Her New Venture
Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO: Not worried about a big downturn in the economy and housing
Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO: Not worried about a big downturn in the economy and housing

Books by Meredith Whitney

Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity
"Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity"

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