Henry Blodget is president of Cherry Hill Research, an Internet industry analysis and consulting firm. He is a frequent contributor to Slate, Newsweek International, New York magazine, and other publications, and an occasional guest on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, and NPR. Henry writes and edits Internet Outsider, a business blog, which was recently voted one of the "Best of the Web" in a BusinessWeek reader poll. The Wall Street Self-Defense Manual is his first book.
A former top-ranked Wall Street analyst, Henry worked in corporate finance and equity research at Prudential Securities, Oppenheimer & Co., and Merrill Lynch. From 1999-2001, Henry was Managing Director and head of global Internet research at Merrill, where was voted the top Internet Analyst on Wall Street by Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates, and other third-party organizations. After leaving Wall Street, Henry was a party to an industry-wide regulatory complaint about conflicts of interest between the research and banking divisions of brokerage firms. He participated in the global settlement of the complaint and is precluded from working in the securities industry.
Henry lives in New York with his wife and daughters.