Episode 53: Gary Cohn Says Goodbye to Goldman Sachs

Published on12 DEC 2016

12 DEC 2016 - Gary Cohn reflects on his journey from a difficult childhood struggle with dyslexia to serving as president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs. As he departs the firm after 26 years, Cohn shares some of the experiences that have shaped him, and reflects on the value of diversity, the importance of perseverance and learning how to turn failure into success.


This podcast was recorded on December 12, 2016.  

This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. The information contained in this podcast is not financial research nor a product of Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research. Neither Goldman Sachs nor any of its affiliates makes any representation or warranty, as to the accuracy or completeness of the statements or any information contained in this podcast and any liability therefore (including in respect of direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. The views expressed in this podcast are not necessarily those of Goldman Sachs, and Goldman Sachs is not providing any financial, economic, legal, accounting or tax advice or recommendations in this podcast. In addition, the receipt of this podcast by any listener is not to be taken as constituting the giving of investment advice by Goldman Sachs to that listener, nor to constitute such person a client of any Goldman Sachs entity.