“Black Swan” Taleb joins AR Symposium

by Josh Friedlander

The risk expert will offer keynote, along with Man’s Roman and Canyon’s Julis

Nassim Taleb
The “Black Swan” author Nassim Taleb, who predicted the financial crisis of 2008, will deliver a keynote address at the eighth annual AR Symposium, being held in New York on November 2 and 3 at the New York Athletic Club.

Taleb is the Distinguished Scientific Advisor for Universa Investments, a firm that offers tail risk protection—and is considered the premier expert on unforseeable rare events, so-called black swans. Taleb has advised heads of states, top financial institutions and various central banks on tail risks. “Black Swan” has been called one of the most