Allen Wheat

Former CEO and Chairman, Credit Suisse First Boston

Formerly CEO and Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston, Mr. Wheat is widely regarded as being one of the most influential finance professionals in the derivatives business. Mr. Wheat began his career at Chemical Bank, was in the finance and treasury group at General Foods and launched Bankers Trust derivatives initiative in 1982. He holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.