About the Author
Satyajit Das is an internationally respected expert in finance with 33 years' experience. He has worked for the 'sell side' (Citicorp Investment Bank and Merrill Lynch), the 'buy side' (as Treasurer of the TNT Group), and as a consultant advising banks, investors, corporations, and central banks worldwide. Das is the author of many highly regarded standard reference books on derivatives and risk management. In 2006, he published the international bestseller Traders, Guns & Money, an extraordinary insider's account of the world of derivatives trading. In Traders, Guns & Money and a series of speeches delivered at the time, The Coming Credit Crash, he provided a highly prescient insight into the structure and risk of the world financial system exposing the problems that subsequently became apparent. He was recently featured in Charles Ferguson's 2010 Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job.