How Lloyd Blankfein Became CEO of Goldman Sachs | Exploring Markets

How Lloyd Blankfein Became CEO of Goldman Sachs

At 13 years old, Blankfein was selling peanuts at Yankee stadium.

Lloyd Blankein spent an hour talking to Bloomberg. The focus? How he got to where he is today and what he's learned. There is a lot of controversy around Blankfein. Specifically on the role he and the company he is CEO of, Goldman Sachs, played during the devastating Financial Crisis. But despite this, he comes from humble beginnings.

His father worked in mail and postal services his whole life. Blankfein never had any money. Everything he has today is owed to his hard work and ruthless ability to keep climbing corporate ladders: