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Carl Icahn
Special Advisor to the President on Regulatory Reform
Taking office
January 20, 2017
President Donald Trump (Elect)
Succeeding Position established
Personal details
Born Carl Celian Icahn
(1936-02-16) February 16, 1936 (age 80)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s) Liba Trejbal (m. 1979–99)
Gail Golden (m. 1999)
Children 2 (notably Brett)
Education Princeton University (BA)
New York University
Occupation Founder of Icahn Enterprises
Chairman of Federal-Mogul
Website Business website
Personal website

When you have no one to answer to, vendetta as investment strategy is as legitimate as anything.
Carl Icahn
You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog.
Don't go in and tell somebody else how to run their business.
Anyone that makes me a quarter of a billion dollars, I like.
In 2008, people who invested in hedge funds needed capital badly, but many of the funds would not return their money. However, I gave money back to any investor who requested it. It was the bottom of the market and a pretty tough time.
Carl Icahn
I'm a cynic about corporate democracy and boards.
I enjoy the hunt much more than the 'good life' after the victory.
I like winning. There's also a certain joy in it. I feel fulfilled by it.
Carl Icahn
My wife watches me like a hawk.