About the Author
Dr. Walter F. Wild was born and raised in Hawaii. After graduating from Punahou School, he received a BA from Yale University. Then he went to Korea as a counter intelligence agent. He received an MBA,with a concentration in finance, from Stanford University, before getting a Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rochester. He practiced psychology in Hawaii in a state hospital, a private hospital, and a medical clinic before starting his private practice.
This background and service as Chairman of the Professional Standards Review Committee and President of the Hawaii Psychological Association form a natural background for Escape from Paradise.
He has successfully managed or advised several investment portfolios, including his own. This experience, including his knowledge in the field of psychology, led him to share his expertise in the field in his newest book Winning Investment Decisions.