Erik Schatzker hosts conversations with the world’s most powerful, interesting and influential executives, investors, financiers and policymakers for Bloomberg Television. His recent interviews include Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio, SEC Chair Mary Jo White and Barclays CEO Jes Staley. Schatzker has a deep background in business news and years of experience covering many of the most demanding topics in finance and the biggest stories on Wall Street, from the dot-com bubble to the subprime-mortgage meltdown to the rise of hedge fund activism. Prior to joining Bloomberg Television in 2007, Schatzker led Bloomberg’s print coverage of financial services in the Americas. He began his career with the South Pacific Mail in Santiago, Chile, and served as a correspondent in Santiago and Toronto for Knight-Ridder Financial/Bridge News before starting with Bloomberg as a technology reporter in 1998. Schatzker’s past positions with Bloomberg include Toronto Bureau Chief and Senior Writer for Bloomberg Markets magazine.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Stephanie Ruhle spent 14 years working in the finance industry. In 1997, she joined Credit Suisse where she spent six years working in hedge fund sales. During her time at Credit Suisse First Boston, she served as a vice president and became the highest producing credit derivatives salesperson in the United States. In 2003, Ruhle joined Deutsche Bank as a credit salesperson covering hedge funds. She ended her eight-year career there as a managing director in Global Markets Senior Relationship Management. Ruhle joined Bloomberg Television in October 2011, where she co-hosted a two-hour early morning program called Inside Track with co-anchor Erik Schatzker. In 2012, Ruhle and Schatzker joined Market Makers. Ruhle then co-hosted Bloomberg GO with David Westin; she has profiled figures including former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, hedge fund managers Stanley Druckenmiller and David Tepper, NBA player Kobe Bryant, Donald Trump, chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Jamie Dimon, Martha Stewart, Sean Parker, former Vice President Al Gore, business magnate Russell Simmons, Masters winner Jordan Spieth, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, CEO and chair of Macy’s Terry Lundgren, and music moguls Sean Combs and Kanye West.