Keynote Speaker

Ron Lieber

New York Times “Your Money” columnist and best-selling author

Ron Lieber speaks at the Magnetar Academy Team Challeng


Ron  Lieber has been the “Your Money” columnist for The New York Times since 2008.

Before coming to The Times, he wrote the “Green Thumb” personal finance column for The Wall Street Journal and was part of the start-up team at the paper’s Personal Journal section.

His first book “Taking Time Off: Inspiring Stories of Students Who Enjoyed Successful Breaks from College and How You Can Plan Your Own,” co-authored with Colin Hall, was a New York Times Bestseller in 1996.

“The Opposite of Spoiled,” published in February, 2015, was an instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.