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Henry M.  Paulson

Henry M. Paulson

Chairman, Paulson Institute
2018 Forum on Leadership Speaker

Henry M. Paulson, Jr., is founder and chairman of the Paulson Institute. He served as the 74th secretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush. Prior to that, he had a 32-year career at Goldman Sachs, serving as chairman and chief executive officer. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the White House Domestic Council as well as a staff assistant at the Pentagon. Paulson is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School.

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