Financier, entrepreneur and author, Anthony Scaramucci, is the founder and a co-managing partner of the investment firm SkyBridge Capital, founder of the SALT Conference and host of Wall Street Week, an investment news show airing on the Fox Business Network.
Born in Long Island, New York, Scaramucci earned a BA in economics from Tufts University, a JD from Harvard Law School, and, in 1989, began his career at Goldman Sachs. He launched Oscar Capital Management in 1996, which was sold to Neuberger Berman in 2001. Upon Neuberger Berman’s sale to Lehman Brothers in 2003, Scaramucci served as a managing director in its Investment Management division. In 2005, he founded SkyBridge Capital, a global alternative investment firm. SkyBridge is the host of the SkyBridge Alternatives SALT Conference, which was launched in 2009 and is held in Las Vegas every spring. In 2012, SkyBridge expanded the conference globally and in 2014, SkyBridge acquired the rights to Wall Street Week with Scaramucci as the show’s host before transferring the rights to Fox Broadcasting Company in 2016.
Scaramucci was the Vice Chairman of fundraising for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential bid, and in 2016 was the Vice Chairman of Donald Trump’s fundraising for his presidential campaign. In 2011, Scaramucci was the recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Financial Services category. In 2015, he was ranked #91 in Worth magazine’s Power 100: The 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. The author of Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul and The Little Book of Hedge Funds: What You Need to Know About Hedge Funds but the Managers Won’t Tell You, Scaramucci is a member of the World Economic Forum and speaks at the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. He is an active philanthropist.