Nomi Prins is an independent journalist, author and speaker. She is currently working on her new book, All the Presidents' Bankers, with original archival analysis about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century, and the impact on domestic and foreign policy. Her last book was a historical novel about the 1929 crash, Black Tuesday. Before that, she wrote the hard-hitting, acclaimed book, It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street (Wiley, September, 2009/October 2010). She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America (The New Press, October 2004) which predicted the current financial crisis, and was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron's and The Library Journal, and Jacked: How "Conservatives" are Picking your Pocket (whether you voted for them or not) (Polipoint Press, Sept. 2006).
She has appeared on numerous TV programs: internationally for BBC World and RtTV, and nationally for CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, CSPAN, Democracy Now, Fox and PBS. She has been featured on hundreds of radio shows globally including for CNNRadio, Marketplace, NPR, BBC, and Canadian Programming.
She has been in numerous documentaries produced by companies from the US, Norway, France, Germany and other places, alongside other prominent thought-leaders, and Nobel Prize winners, including most recently, The Big Fix, which garnered standing ovations at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Heist, and Plunder.
Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Fortune, Newsday, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, Slate, The Guardian UK, The Nation, Alternet, LaVanguardia, and other publications.
Her key-note and presidential choice speeches are thoughtfully tailored for particular audiences, ranging from students to academics to grant makers to lawyers to spinal and orthopedic surgeons.
Nomi received her BS degree in Mathematics from SUNY Purchase, and MS degree in Statistics from New York University, where she also completed all of the required coursework for a PhD in Statistics. Before becoming a journalist, Nomi worked on Wall Street as a managing director at Goldman Sachs, and ran the international analytics group at Bear Stearns in London.
She is a Senior Fellow at the non-partisan public policy think-tank, Demos.