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Roger Ferguson Discusses There Will Be Failure And Ambiguity In Life

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  • Date Added : 11/11/2013
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Roger Ferguson

  • President and CEO, TIAA-CREF
  • male
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1951 (Age: 70 years old)
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
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Biography

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields and a Fortune 100 financial services organization.

Mr. Ferguson is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. He represented the Federal Reserve on several international policy groups and served on key Federal Reserve System committees, including Payment System Oversight, Reserve Bank Operations, and Supervision and Regulation. As the only Governor in Washington, D.C. on 9/11, he led the Fed's initial response to the terrorist attacks, taking actions that kept the U.S. financial system functioning while reassuring the global financial community that the U.S. economy would not be paralyzed.

Prior to joining TIAA-CREF in April 2008, Mr. Ferguson was head of financial services for Swiss Re, Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and a member of the company's executive committee. From 1984 to 1997, he was an Associate and Partner at McKinsey & Company. He began his career as an attorney at the New York City office of Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Roger Ferguson received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D, from Harvard University.

For one thing, you know there's going to be failure. So recognize it's going to happen. The cliché about learning from it is absolutely true. Otherwise, you'll never grow and develop. Showing, again, some fortitude to come back and figure out another approach is quite important. Ambiguity i...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Personal Background And Milestones in Life
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
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  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 2 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Importance of Having a Common Goal as a Team
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
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Video 3 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Takeaways from Experience at The Federal Reserve
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 27 sec.
Video 4 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Importance of Doing Each Job Well
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 5 of 15 Roger Ferguson States No Job Is Too Small And Careers Should Be Seen As Climbing Walls and Not Ladders
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
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Video 6 of 15 Roger Ferguson Shares Lessons Learned In Law School
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
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Video 7 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Importance of Leaving The World Better And Serving As A Positive Example
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 8 of 15 Roger Ferguson Shares Thoughts on Financial Literacy
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 9 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Planning For Future
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 10 of 15 Roger Ferguson Shares Steps TIAA-CREF Is Taking To Address Financial Literacy
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 11 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Changing Landscape Of Retirement
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 2 min. 33 sec.
Video 12 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Impact of Student Debt
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 13 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses Leadership And Followership
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
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  • Roger Ferguson
  • 3 min. 18 sec.
Video 14 of 15 Roger Ferguson Discusses There Will Be Failure And Ambiguity In Life
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 15 of 15 Roger Ferguson Shares Surprise At The Speed With Which the Global Economy Changes
  • Roger Ferguson - Interview - TIAA-CREF
  • 11/11/2013
  • Roger Ferguson
  • 2 min. 59 sec.

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