Mike Cavanagh

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Co-president and co-COO, The Carlyle Group

Born: January 3, 1966

Education: BA in history, Yale University; joint degree, University of Chicago

Early Marker: CFO, JPMorgan Chase

Big Idea: Developing and implementing the private-equity firm's strategic growth initiatives and managing its day-to-day global operations.

Wave of the Future: Global capital flows, emerging economies

Latest Special Reports

  • From the birth of a child to college, marriage, and retirement, a successful investment path leads to the good life.

  • Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow. is focused on improving Americans’ money knowledge of saving, spending and investing.

  • As the need for high-level financial advice grows, wealth managers handling high-net-worth clients grow more important.

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