William Albert Ackman is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 5 companies, notably: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Ltd., Justice Holdings Ltd. and Pershing Square Foundation and who has been at the helm of 6 different companies. Presently, Mr. Ackman occupies the position of Chairman for The Howard Hughes Corp., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Ltd. (which he founded) and Chief Executive Officer for Pershing Square Capital Management LP (which he founded in 2003), Principal at Pershing Square International Ltd. (a subsidiary of Pershing Square Capital Management LP).
He is also on the board of The Rockefeller University and Pershing Square Foundation and Principal at Pershing Square International Ltd.
In the past Mr. Ackman held the position of Chairman for Imperial Parking Corp., Chairman at Winthrop Realty Trust, Inc., Co-founded at Gotham Partners Management Co. LLC (he founded the company in 2004), Principal at Gotham Partners LP and Non-Executive Director at Justice Holdings Ltd.
William Albert Ackman received an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.