Alan Blinder is an American economist that served as the vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System under Bill Clinton. He has been noted as one of the most influential economists in the world by IDEAS/RePEc.1https://ideas.repec.org/top/top.person.all.html
Blinder also served on President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers from Janurary 1993 – June 1994, 2https://www.nytimes.com/1993/01/04/business/princeton-economist-to-be-named-to-clinton-s-council-aides-say.html and as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from June 1994 to Janurary 1996.3https://www.nytimes.com/1993/01/04/business/princeton-economist-to-be-named-to-clinton-s-council-aides-say.html
Blinder is also a co-founder of the Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC. During the 2008 financial crisis Blinder compiled a list of ten lessons that can be learned from it, which can be found [here].