In this video, Matt Koppenheffer looks at Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Overall, Matt gives Blankfein a thumbs up for his leadership of the company during the recent financial crisis. Goldman stayed profitable through most of that time, and Blankfein was a big part of that. However, Blankfein has episodes of "foot in mouth" disease and his occasional verbal faux pax can tarnish Goldman's reputation. On balance, Blankfein has been an asset for Goldman. 

 

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