Andrew Ross Sorkin is an assistant editor of business and finance news at The New York Times. He is also The New York Times chief mergers and acquisitions reporter and a columnist and the editor of DealBook an online daily financial report. Sorkin is a graduate of Cornell University. Too Big to Fail: How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves is Sorkin's first book. Sorkin has appeared on NBC's "Today" show and on "Charlie Rose" on PBS, and is a frequent guest host of CNBC's "Squawk Box." He's won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2004, a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award in 2005 and in 2006. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. He was also named to the Directorship 100, a list of the most influential people on the nation's board of directors. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Sorkin and his wife live in Manhattan.