Duncan L. Niederauer 2016 Gala Keynote Moderator

Duncan L. Niederauer served as Chief Executive Officer of The New York Stock Exchange from 2007-2014. He was a partner at Goldman Sachs where he worked from 1985-2007.

He is co-founder of the Mountain Top Advisory Group, a managing member of 555 Capital, and the non-executive Chairman of Scenic Advisement, LLC. He also sits on the boards of First Republic Bank, Realogy Holdings, and Colgate University.

Mr. Niederauer earned a BA from Colgate University and an MBA from Emory University.

An active supporter of the military, Mr. Niederauer sits on the board of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, the Leadership Council of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the advisory board of Team Rubicon.

Mr. Niederauer has received numerous career distinctions and honors, most notably the John C. Whitehead Award for leadership in 2014. In 2013, he was recognized as an Honorary Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II for his efforts to advance the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Niederauer and his wife led the Newmark School’s “Destination of Promise” campaign, which built a state-of-the-art school for children with autism and related disabilities in Scotch Plains, NJ.