Timothy F. Geithner is president of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm. Mr. Geithner was the secretary of the treasury for the first term of the Barack Obama administration. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr. Geithner served as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He first joined the Department of the Treasury as a civil servant in 1988 and held a number of positions in three administrations, including undersecretary for international affairs under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers.
Mr. Geithner is chair of the Program on Financial Stability at the Yale School of Management, where he is also a visiting lecturer. He is chairman of the board of overseers of the International Rescue Committee, and he is a member of the Group of Thirty. He is the author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises.
Mr. Geithner holds a BA in government and Asian studies from Dartmouth College and an MA in international economics and East Asian studies from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.