Bankman-Fried May Suffer from Faculty-Brat Syndrome

By Dan Weil There are plenty of professors’ children who have achieved success, like SBF did on the way up. Disgraced FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (now known to some as Scam Bankrun Fraud) is a son of professors. Both of his parents teach at Stanford University law school. Other highly successful people (remember that SBF was successful on the way up) who aren’t accused of stealing billions of dollars also are faculty brats. Harvard professor and former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is the son of economics professors at the University of Pennsylvania. The parents of Google co-founder La…