Wednesday, January 19, 2011 | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PMJohn C. Bogle, the legendary Founder of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and President of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, will speak at the inaugural event of the 2011 Henry Kaufman Series.
Mr. Bogle created Vanguard in 1974 and served as Chairman and CEO until 1996 and Senior Chairman until 2000. He had been associated with a predecessor company since 1951, immediately following his graduation from Princeton University, magna cum laude in Economics. The Vanguard Group is one of the two largest mutual fund organizations in the world and comprises more than 160 mutual funds with current assets totaling about $1.4 trillion. Mr. Bogle founded the Vanguard 500 Index Fund, the largest fund in the group, in 1975.
In 2004, Time magazine named Mr. Bogle as one of the world's 100 most powerful and influential people, and Institutional Investor presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1999, Fortune designated him as one of the investment industry's four "Giants of the 20th Century." In the same year, he received the Woodrow Wilson Award from Princeton University for “distinguished achievement in the nation's service.”
Presentation will be followed by Q&A, book signing and reception. Reservations required. Admission is free for students and Museum members, or $15 for non-members. For additional information, please call 212-908-4110 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.