Name : Ben Bernanke
Organization: Federal Reserve
Education: B.A. in economics fromHarvard University in 1975. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Career Achievements: He is an American economist, and the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as Chairman, Bernanke has overseen the response of the Federal Reserve to late-2000s financial crisis.
Awards: Fellow, Econometric Society (1997), Distinguished Leadership in Government Award, Columbia Business School (2008) and TIME magazine person of the year, 2009.