Founder, Co-CIO, Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates
Ray Dalio is the founder, Co-CIO and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global macroeconomic investment management firm and the largest hedge fund in the world. Under Ray’s guidance, Bridgewater has grown into the 5th most important company in the U.S. (Fortune) and has made more money for clients than any other hedge fund since inception (LCH). For his achievements, Ray has been called the “Steve Jobs of Investing” (Wired) and been named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
Ray is the author of the NYT #1 Bestseller Principles: Life & Work, which outlines his principles for work and life, the foundation of Bridgewater’s culture. Since its release, he has distilled the classic into an easy-to-read, illustrated version, Principles for Success. He also co-published Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises with Bridgewater in the fall of 2018.
Ray is also the author of many important studies. Last year, he published “Why and How Capitalism Needs to be Reformed” and is currently in the process of releasing in installments his new study, “The Changing World Order: Why Countries Succeed and Fail”; both are available on LinkedIn.
Ray is a graduate of C.W. Post College and Harvard Business School.