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Sylvia M. Burwell

SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL is the 15th president of American University, and the first woman to serve in the role. Under her leadership, AU became the first carbon-neutral university in the United States, was the first university to have an anti-racist research and policy center, and increased its endowment by nearly 40 percent. Burwell previously served ...

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

ROGER W. FERGUSON, JR. is the Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the immediate past President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields and a Fortune 100 financial services organization. Mr. Ferguson ...

Bill Haslam

BILL HASLAM is the former governor of the State of Tennessee. He was first elected in 2010 and was re-elected in 2014 with the largest victory in modern Tennessee history. Under his leadership, Tennessee became recognized as a national leader in education, economic development, efficient and effective government, and fiscal strength. During his two terms ...

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 ...

Ray Dalio

RAY DALIO is the founder, Co-CIO and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global macroeconomic investment management firm and the largest hedge fund in the world. A global macro investor for more than 50 years, Ray started Bridgewater out of his two-bedroom apartment in NYC and ran it for most of its 45 years. He is ...

Austan D. Goolsbee

AUSTAN GOOLSBEE is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business where he has served on the faculty since 1995. Goolsbee previously served in Washington as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the President’s Cabinet and prior to that as Chief ...

Kaye Husbands Fealing

KAYE HUSBANDS FEALING is Dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, formerly the Chair of the School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech. She specializes in science of science and innovation policy, the public value of research expenditures, and the underrepresentation of women and minorities in STEM fields ...

Michael A. Nutter

MICHAEL A. NUTTER is a former two-term mayor of Philadelphia who previously spent nearly 15 years in the Philadelphia City Council. Since leaving public office in 2016, he has remained active in public policy, government, and civic life. He is the inaugural David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at ...

Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.

MITCHELL E. DANIELS, JR. is the 12th president of Purdue University and the former governor of Indiana. He was elected Indiana’s 49th governor in 2004 in his first bid for any elected office, and then re-elected in 2008 with more votes than any candidate for any office in the state’s history. During his tenure, Indiana ...