Gary Gensler

Chairman at Financial Consumer Protection Commission, Maryland, Senior Advisor to the Director, MIT Media Lab at MIT Sloan School of Management

Gary Gensler is Senior Advisor to the Director, MIT Media Lab; Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management; and Chairman, Maryland Financial Consumer Protection Commission. He formerly was Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, leading the Obama Administration’s reform of the $400 trillion swaps market. During the Clinton Administration, he was Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance, and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Previously, Gensler was a partner at Goldman Sachs. He earned his MBA and BSE from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a recipient of the 2014 Tamar Frankel Fiduciary Prize.