Jason Furman

JASON FURMAN is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. This followed eight years as a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, including serving as the 28th chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from August […]

Glenn Hubbard

GLENN HUBBARD is dean emeritus of Columbia Business School. He is also the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. Hubbard received his B.A. and B.S. degrees summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida, where he received the National Society of Professional Engineers Award. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard […]

N. Gregory Mankiw

N. GREGORY MANKIW is the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. As a student, he studied economics at Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As a teacher, he has taught macroeconomics, microeconomics, statistics, and principles of economics. He even spent one summer long ago as a sailing instructor on Long […]

Ruth Porat

RUTH PORAT joined Google as senior vice president and chief financial officer in May 2015 and has also held the same title at Alphabet since it was created in October 2015. She is responsible for Finance, Business Operations, People Operations and Real Estate & Workplace Services. Prior to joining Alphabet, Ruth was executive vice president […]

Robert Steel

ROBERT K. STEEL is a partner and chairman of Advisory at Perella Weinberg Partners. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in May of 2014, Steel was New York City’s deputy mayor for Economic Development where he oversaw the NYC Economic Development Corporation. He was previously chief executive officer of Wachovia Corporation, where he oversaw the […]

Sue Desmond-Hellmann, M.D, M.P.H

SUE DESMOND-HELLMANN is a physician, scientist, and philanthropist, who has devoted her career to improving the human condition. As a pioneer in health care for more than 30 years, she’s driven major developments toward the eradication of disease, poverty, and inequity. She credits a move to Uganda in 1989 to work on HIV/AIDS and cancer […]

Danielle C. Gray

DANIELLE C. GRAY is senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary for Blue Cross and BlueShield of North Carolina. She was formerly a partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where she advised health-care companies, financial services institutions, universities, and other clients on litigation, internal investigations, and government enforcement actions. Gray also served in […]

Joel Kaplan

JOEL KAPLAN is vice president, Global Public Policy at Facebook. In this role, he manages the company’s global public policy strategy, working with governments and non-governmental organizations to foster understanding and support for Facebook’s innovative technology. He originally joined Facebook in 2011 as vice president of United States Public Policy, overseeing the company’s relationships with […]

Janet Murguía

JANET MURGUÍA is president and chief executive officer  of UnidosUS, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Since 2005, Murguía has sought to strengthen UnidosUS’s work and enhance its record of impact as a vital American institution. Murguía has also worked to amplify the Latino voice on issues affecting […]

Bruce Reed

BRUCE REED is chief executive officer and co-founder of Civic LLC., a bipartisan policy ideas company. He is also co-chair of the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative. He previously served as President Bill Clinton’s chief domestic policy advisor. In the Obama White House, he served as assistant to the president and chief of staff […]