Net Worth: $12.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Academe
- Marital Status Married to Ina Garten
- Full Name Jeffrey E. Garten
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth October 29, 1946
- Occupation Juan Trippe Professor at Yale, Chairman of Garten Rothkopf and Director of Aetna Corporoation
- Education Dartmouth College and School of Advanced International Studies at the John Hopkins University
About Jeffrey Garten
Jeffrey Garten is an author and professor who has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. Born Jeffrey E. Garten on October 29, 1946, he earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1969, and an M.A. (1972) and Ph.D. (1980) from the School of Advanced International Studies at the John Hopkins University. He has served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1972 and served as an advisor to the Royal Thai Army in 1971.
Garten has earned his estimated net worth of $12.5 million as the Juan Trippe Professor in the Practice of International Trade, Finance and Business at the Yale School of Management since 2005. He is also the Chairman of Garten Rothkopf, a global consulting firm since October 2005. Between 1995 and 2005, he was the Dean of the Yale School of Management. From 1993 to 1995, he was the United States Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade.
For 13 years, Mr. Garten served a managing director for Lehman Brothers, handling debt reconstruction in Latin America as well as for the Blackstone Group, in-charge of financial advising, mergers, and acquisitions. He was a member of the White House Council on International Economic Policy under the Nixon administration. He was also included the policy planning staff under the administrations of Ford and Carter.
Currently, Jeffrey Garten is the director of Aetna Corporation, Credit Suisse Asset Management, and the conference Board. He is also a member of the board of overseers of the International Rescue Committee. He used to serve as a director of Alcan, Inc. in 2007 and Calpine Corporation between 997 and 2005.
Mr. Garten is married to Ina Garten, the host of Barefoot Contessa on the Food Network. He has written several books such as A Cold Peace: America, Japan, Germany and the Struggle for Supremacy (1992), The Big Ten: Big Emerging Markets and How They Will Change Our Lives (1997), The Mind of the CEO (2001), and The Politics of Fortune: A New Agenda for Business Leaders (2002).