Nassim Taleb

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Birthday
27, 1960
Birthplace
Lebanon
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Lebanon

About

Essayist whose work has primarily focused on risk management through probability and uncertainty. His 2007 book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable became a New York Times' best-seller, and was named by The Guardian as one of the 12 most influential books since World War II.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Paris with both his bachelor's and master's degrees. He also earned his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. 

Trivia

In 2009, he was named to Forbes' list of the world's most influential management gurus. He has served as editor-in-chief of the Risk and Decision academic risk management journal since 2014. 

Family Life

His parents' names are Nagib and Minerva. 

Associated With

He has appeared alongside Ron Paul on his Ron Paul Liberty Report web-series.