Andrew Sorkin

Andrew Sorkin

Formal First Name
2/19/1977 - present

Andrew Ross Sorkin is a columnist for The Times and a co-anchor of Squawk Box, CNBC’s signature morning program. He is also the founder and editor-at-large of DealBook, an online daily financial report published by The Times that he started in 2001. Over the years, Sorkin has broken news of many major mergers and acquisitions in the pages of The Times and has been at the forefront of Wall Street news. As a leading voice about Wall Street and corporate America, Sorkin is a frequent guest on national television and radio programs, as well as a lecturer at universities across the country.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Sorkin's book, Too Big to Fail, was adapted as a movie by HBO Films in 2011. Sorkin was a co-producer of the film, which was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards.
  • His book won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business book and was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2010 Financial Times Business book of the Year Award. 
  • He is also co-creator of the drama series “Billions” on Showtime starring Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis.
  • Over the years, he has broken news on many major mergers and acquisitions, including Chase’s acquisition of J.P. Morgan and Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Compaq.
  • He also led The Times’s coverage of Vodafone’s $183 billion hostile bid for Mannesmann, resulting in the world’s largest takeover ever.
  • He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
    • Gerald Loeb Award in 2004, for breaking the news of I.B.M.′s historic sale of its PC business to Lenovo
    • A finalist in the commentary category for his DealBook column
    • 2005 and 2006 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award, for breaking news
    • 2007 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
    • 2008 and 2009 Next Establishment list by Vanity Fair
    • “Directorship 100,” a list of the most influential people on the nation’s board of directors