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Joe Duran

Joe Duran

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Joe Duran is the Head of Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author, and sought-after industry speaker who promotes the notion that you must understand yourself first in order to succeed happily. According to Duran, success happened when he became an honest student of himself. Duran is a renowned industry visionary who appears regularly in traditional and online media. He is also a frequent contributor to CNBC, Fox Business, PBS, and Bloomberg.

  • Duran grew up in Zimbabwe. At 18, he left Africa to travel from country to country. 
  • He started his financial career as an intern for Centurion Capital. He became President of the company, which he sold to General Electric Financial in 2001.
  • He was a recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2015 and the Schwab Pacesetter Impact Award. 
  • He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1997.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.