About the Author
Maneet Ahuja is CNBC’s Hedge Fund Specialist and a producer on Squawk Box. In 2011, she co-created and developed the network’s “Delivering Alpha” hedge fund summit in conjunction with Institutional Investor and was awarded CNBC’s prestigious Enterprise Award in 2009 for her groundbreaking coverage of the industry. Noteworthy work includes hedge fund titan David Tepper’s first-ever TV appearance, sparking a two-week “Tepper Rally” in the markets, David Einhorn’s warning call on Lehman Brothers as well as his bid to purchase the Mets, and John Paulson’s letter to investors in response to the SEC investigation into the Goldman Abacus deal. She has covered the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and produces quarterly shows at the Department of Labor with former Federal Reserve Board president Alan Greenspan as well as Competitiveness Summits at Harvard Business School.
Prior to joining CNBC in 2008, she was a part of the Wall Street Journal’s Money & Investing team. She began her career on Wall Street in 2002 at age 17 in Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Banking division as a credit risk analyst.
She is one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 (January 2012), has been featured in Elle magazine’s annual Genius issue (April 2011), and in 2010 was nominated for Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40 Rising Stars.” This is her first book.