Rob Cox is the Global Editor and Co-founder of Breakingviews, the leading financial commentary publication acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2010. Rob continues to oversee Breakingviews’ award-winning team of 40 columnists around the world from Paris, where he recently relocated after 15 years in New York. After helping establish breakingviews.com in 2000 in London, he spearheaded the firm’s expansion in the United States in 2004 and edited its daily columns in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Rob is a frequent contributor on CNBC and has written op-eds on a variety of subjects for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, USA Today, The Globe and Mail, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, la Repubblica, Sunday Telegraph and other publications. Rob graduated from Columbia University’s Journalism School and the University of Vermont, which gave him its Alumni Achievement Award in 2014 for his work on gun violence prevention. After the shooting in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in his hometown of Newtown, Connecticut, Rob co-founded Sandy Hook Promise with fellow members of the community and some of the victims’ families. In his spare time, Rob plays ice hockey, runs slowly and skis aggressively.