Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) said in a tweet on Nov. 23 that he plans to speak with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the annual New York Times Dealbook Summit on Nov. 30. SBF’s tweet received a fair amount of attention in response and no confirmation of whether the former FTX exec will appear in person or virtually.
Criticism abounds after SBF reveals he will be speaking with Andrew Ross Sorkin at this year’s Dealbook Summit
After the New York Times (NYT) published an article about Sam Bankman-Fried sleeping better and playing video games, someone joked that tweets And said that day that if SBF plans to attend this year’s Dealbook Summit, he “definitely will [be] Decreased. Coincidentally, SBF is still listed as attending the meeting, and according to a tweet from SBF on Wednesday, he plans to speak at the event.
“I will be with [Andrew Ross Sorkin] At the @dealbook summit next Wednesday (11/30),” ex-FTX CEO tweets. Immediately after SBF’s tweet, he was criticized for not being able to attend the NYT event.
Twitter account @wsbchairman ask: “How did this guy steal billions and now speak at a summit as a free man?” A person who replied to SBF said Bernie Madoff wasn’t so lucky when the twitter account @fintwit popped up Say:
In 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested within 24 hours of his fraud being revealed. In 2022, Sam Bankman-Fried will appear at the New York Times Dealbook Summit after his fraud is revealed.
SBF’s tweet got large number of harsh response People asked why the former FTX CEO was allowed to speak at such an event. Other speakers included Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Tiktok CEO Shou Chew, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Former US Vice President Mike Pence.
Since Sam Bankman-Fried founded FTX, he has spent or promised to steal hundreds of millions of dollars from 1 million people in political and charitable donations, consulting fees, media outlets, and real estate investments.
There @dealbook, fixed for you. https://t.co/eh3UrGh889
The November 30th event will be moderated by NYT columnist and Dealbook founder Sorkin. “Every year, we bring together the most important figures at the intersection of business, policy and culture that shape society,” Sorkin is quoted as saying on the event website.
SBF’s tweets also have unique privacy settings, and only people SBF follows or mentions in his tweets can reply. One person who was able to reply to SBF’s tweet, long-time Bitcoin holder Bruce Fenton, said he thought people would love to hear some topics.
“Great to hear: when/how do you decide to accept client money [and] Using them as collateral for loans – a bigger issue than a margin issue [and] is being brushed off,” Fenton Say to SBF. “More about the political donation process [and] What those conversations were like behind closed doors,” Fenton added.
SBF was also featured in a Dealbook NYT article titled: “An Insight into Sam Bankman-Fried’s Quest to Win Friends and Influence Others.” according to On the Dealbook Twitter account, the article talks about SBF’s “charity” and “charitable donations.” Dealbook’s tweet was also watched by a large number of netizens not approved The way the New York Times covers SBF.
one person wrote: “Sam Bankman-Fried is a criminal who stole billions from his clients.”
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