12 Facts About David Viniar


David Alan Viniar was the CFO and executive vice president at Goldman Sachs from 1999 until January 31,2013.


David Viniar is currently on the board of directors of Goldman Sachs.


David Viniar then attended Harvard Business School, earning an MBA in 1980.


David Viniar became a partner in 1992, a managing director in 1996 and executive vice president and chief financial officer in 1999.


David Viniar has been the head of Operations, Technology, Finance and Services Division since December 2002.


David Viniar headed the Finance Division and co-head of credit risk management and advisory and firmwide risk from December 2001 to December 2002.


David Viniar co-headed operations, finance and resources from March 1999 to December 2001.


In September 2012 David Viniar announced that he would be retiring from Goldman Sachs in January 2013.


On October 30,2013, David Viniar became a director on the board of Square, Inc.


David Viniar ascribed the events to a series of exceptional events: "We were seeing things that were 25 standard deviation moves, several days in a row".


David Viniar testified in front of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Tuesday, April 27,2010 regarding the role of investment banks in the financial crisis that began in 2007 and, specifically, the role of Goldman Sachs in that crisis.


David Viniar served on the board of trustees of Union College and is a member of the board of trustees of both Children's Aid and Family Services and the Financial Accounting Foundation.