Paul E. Singer is the founder and president of Elliott Management, a New York–based trading firm. Launched in 1977 with $1 million of capital, total assets under management for the Elliott funds have grown to approximately $26 billion today. Elliott also has affiliated offices in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Singer is on the boards of Harvard Medical School and of Commentary magazine, and on the advisory board of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is also chairman of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Singer is co-founder of Start-Up Nation Central, an organization inspired by the book "Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle."