James "Jamie" Dimon (born March 13, 1956) is the current CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co, and previously served as a Class A director of the Board of Directors of the New York Federal Reserve, a three year term which started January 2007. Dimon was named to Time Magazine′s 2006, 2008 and 2009 lists of the world's 100 most influential people.
James "Jamie" Dimon was born in New York City, to Theodore and Themis Dimon, of Anatolian Greek descent and attended Browning School.
Later, he majored in psychology and economics at Tufts University, before earning an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School along with fellow classmates Jeffrey Immelt and Seth Klarman. Upon his graduation in 1982, Sandy Weill convinced him to turn down offers from Goldman Sachs, where he worked the previous summer, and Morgan Stanley to join him as an assistant at American Express.