William D. Cohan is the bestselling author of, among others, Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World and House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street. He is a special correspondent at Vanity Fair and writer-at-large for AirMail. He also writes opinion columns for The New York Times.

Peter Coy, the moderator, is the economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek and covers a wide range of economic issues. He also holds the position of senior writer.