Friday, May 9, 2014

Introducing our guest writer Daniel Alef and his Great American Fortunes series

Daniel Alef
We are very pleased to be given the opportunity to publish excerpts of Daneil Alef's Great American Fortunes series of biographies. Look for several installments to roll out on the Wall Street Walks blog over the few months. Daniel Alef's bio is quite impressive:

Great American Fortunes is brought to you by Daniel Alef, an award-winning author of PALE TRUTH, an American historical novel, former syndicated columnist, attorney, and executive. He has been an author of articles in the U.S. and abroad ranging from the Journal of Taxation and American Profile to Australian Business Solutions, one tax book for the Bureau of National Affairs (now Bloomberg BNA), and a contributor to Sage Publishing’s ”Gender & Women’s Leadership: A Reference Handbook.” Mr. Alef has been a “best-selling author” in the Apple iBookstore and his ebook titles have been best-sellers on Amazon’s Kindle. Mr. Alef has appeared on, in segments on Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg and on Discovery’s Military Channel in connection with Neil Armstrong, J. Edgar Hoover, and Sterling Hayden, Wehrner von Braun, “Wild Bill” Donovan, the House Committee on un-American Activities and Kelly Johnson. He was recently featured on NPR, German Public Radio, and was quoted in Investors Business Daily in articles on, William WrigleyCyrus McCormickWarren BechtelCornelius VanderbiltJ.P. Morgan, George Pullman, Alfred Sloan, and Jack Northrop.

Mr. Alef attended UCLA (BS), UCLA Law School (JD), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M.), and Cambridge University (Queen’s College). He can be reached at

Daniel Alef
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