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Name:  Hal Weitzman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



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Hal lives and workes in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hal Weitzman is Executive Director of Intellectual Capital at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.Previousely, Hal Weitzman had been on the staff of the Financial Times since 2000, and was the Chicago and Midwest correspondent. He first joined as an editor on the FT's Op-ed desk, was named Americas News Editor in 2002, and was the newspaper's Andes correspondent from 2004 to 2007. He was based in Lima but travelled extensively, reporting from Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Chile. As well as the FT, his reporting from the region also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, New Statesman, The Irish Times, The Australian and Jane's Foreign Report. Originally from Wales, he was educated at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard; Oriel College, Oxford; and Leeds University.

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