A graduate of Princeton High School. Peter Kann joined the San Francisco bureau of The Wall Street Journa in 1963. In 1967, Kann became the Wall Street Journal's first resident reporter in Vietnam and from 1969 to 1975, he was based in Hong Kong covering the Vietnam War and other events in Asia. In 1972, he earned a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Indo-Pakistan War in Bangladesh, and in 1976, he became the first editor and publisher of The Wall Street Journal Asia. He was named publisher of The Wall Street Journal in 1988, and from 1992 until 2006 he was CEO and chairman of the board of Dow Jones & Company. He is a trustee of the Institute for Advanced Study, Trustee Emeritus of the Asia Society, and an adjunct faculty member at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.