Jon Gray

JON GRAY is president and chief operating officer of Blackstone, and is a member of Blackstone’s Board of Directors. He sits on its Management Committee and most of its investment committees. Gray previously served as the firm’s global head of real estate, which he helped to build into the largest real estate platform in the […]

Neel Kashkari

NEEL KASHKARI is president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. In this role, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Fed’s Ninth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington. He began his career as an aerospace engineer at TRW in Redondo Beach, California, where he developed […]

Phebe Novakovic

PHEBE N. NOVAKOVIC has been chairman and chief executive officer of General Dynamics since January 1, 2013. Since joining General Dynamics in 2002, Novakovic has served in a variety of roles including president and chief operating officer, executive vice president for Marine Systems, senior vice president for Planning and Development, and vice president for Strategic […]

Robert Rubin

ROBERT E. RUBIN served as United States Treasury secretary from 1995 to 1999 under President Bill Clinton. He began his career in finance at Goldman, Sachs & Company and ultimately served as co-chairman. Rubin joined the Clinton administration in 1993 as the first director of the White House National Economic Council. He served as a […]

Mark Weinberger

MARK WEINBERGER is the former global chairman and chief executive officer of EY, a leading global professional services organization with 270,000 people, operating in more than 150 countries and generating almost $40 billion in revenues. Elected in 2012, Mark led the organization through a purpose-fueled transformation centered on EY’s mission of building a better working […]

Kristin Forbes

KRISTIN J. FORBES is the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Global Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. She has regularly rotated between academia and senior policy positions. From 2014 to 2017 she was an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee for the Bank of England. From 2003 […]

Doug Holtz-Eakin

DOUG HOLTZ-EAKIN has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. Currently he is the president of the American Action Forum and most recently was a commissioner on the congressionally chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. He was the 6th director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2005. Following his tenure […]

Maya MacGuineas

MAYA MACGUINEAS is the president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Her areas of expertise include budget, tax, and economic policy. Previously, she worked at the Brookings Institution and on Wall Street. As a political independent, she has advised numerous candidates for office from both parties, and works regularly with members of Congress […]

John Podesta

JOHN PODESTA served as chair of Hillary for America. Prior to joining Hillary Clinton’s campaign he served as counselor to President Barack Obama. In 2008, he served as co-chair of President Obama’s transition team, where he coordinated the priorities of the incoming administration’s agenda, oversaw the development of its policies, and spearheaded its appointments of […]

William Spriggs

WILLIAM SPRIGGS is a professor in, and former chair of, the Department of Economics at Howard University and serves as chief economist to the AFL-CIO. In his role with the AFL-CIO he chairs the Economic Policy Working Group for the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD and serves on the board of the National […]