Dan Pecaut is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Pecaut & Company. He joined the firm in 1979 and has worked in various capacities for the firm over the years. Pecaut is a respectable author who has worked in the finance industry for more than three decades. He has devoted his life to personal growth and empowering others. He is an ordained Zen priest and a leader in the Mankind Project. His insights have been featured in the New York Times, Money Magazine, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, Outstanding Investor Digest, and the Omaha-World Herald.