Gary Weiss is a veteran investigative reporter and author, specializing in financial fraud and white-collar crime. He was a senior writer at BusinessWeek and a contributing editor for Condé Nast Portfolio, and previously worked for Barron's financial weekly. His freelance work has appeared in numerous publications, including Columbia Journalism Review, Bloomberg View, Barron’s, Parade, and The Daily Beast. He was an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His latest book is Ayn Rand Nation (St. Martin's Press, 2012). His previous works were Wall Street Versus America (Portfolio, 2006), and were Born to Steal (Grand Central, 2003).