HARRY MARKOPOLOS, a former securities industry executive turned independent financial fraud investigator, was the whistleblower who provided credible and detailed evidence several times from 2000ï¿½2008 that should have prompted an immediate investigation by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission into Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Markopolos's investigation was assisted by his investigative team, including Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, and Michael Ocrant.
David Einhorn is the President of Greenlight Capital. He is also a major contributor and board member of The Michael J. Fox Foundation. In 2006, Einhorn finished 18th in the World Series of Poker main event and donated his entire winnings of $659,730 to the foundation. Einhorn was born in 1968. He lives in Westchester County, NY, with his wife, two daughters and son. He graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University, where he earned a BA in Government from the College of Arts and Sciences in 1991.