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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Neel Kashkari

NEEL KASHKARI has been president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since Jan. 1, 2016. He serves as a member on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Ninth Federal Reserve District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington, D.C. In addition to those responsibilities, Neel oversees Minneapolis Fed operations ...

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 ...

Margaret Spellings

MARGARET SPELLINGS serves as president and CEO of Texas 2036, a non-partisan, non-profit organization building long-term, data-driven strategies to secure Texas’ prosperity through Texas’ bicentennial and beyond. In addition, she currently serves as co-chair of the Future of Tech Commission, an independent and bipartisan working group of civic leaders developing a comprehensive, inclusive tech policy ...

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 ...

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 ...