Jules Kroll is the Chairman of Kroll Bond Rating Agency and the acknowledged pioneer of the modern investigations, intelligence, and corporate security industry. In 1972, he established Kroll Associates Inc, the prototype of a professional services firm dedicated to mitigating risk. His firm, which he sold to Marsh & McLennan Companies in 2004, ultimately reached annual revenues of $1 billion. Kroll was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" by his alma mater Cornell University in 2003 and was honored with the U.S. Entrepreneurial Award by British American Business Inc. in 2002. Kroll received a BA from Cornell University and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the board of directors of the Managed Funds Association and currently serves as board president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Foundation.
Jules Kroll has established a new measure of trust for the marketplace. "The difference we bring is that we examine and test, going beyond the information provided to form our own impressions. It's what I've done all my life. We are answerable for the accuracy of the calls we make," he said.