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Rework America Initiative Members

Madeleine K. Albright

  • Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group
  • Former Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State

Cory A. Booker

  • Member, United States Senate
  • Former Mayor, City of Newark

John Seely Brown

  • Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California
  • Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte’s Center for the Edge

Erik Brynjolfsson

  • Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, Professor of Information Technology, and Director of Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management

Calvin O. Butts, III

  • Pastor, The Abyssinian Baptist Church
  • President, State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Jim X. Dempsey

  • Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

John Engler

  • President, Business Roundtable
  • Former Governor, State of Michigan

Michèle A. Flournoy

  • CEO, Center for a New American Security
  • Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense

Joichi Ito

  • Director, The Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Shirley Ann Jackson

  • President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Co-Chair, President’s Intelligence Advisory Board

Lewis B. Kaden

  • Chairman, Markle Board of Directors
  • Former Vice Chairman, Citigroup

Nancy F. Koehn

  • James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Andrew McAfee

  • Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist, Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management

Michael J. McCloskey

  • Co-Founder and CEO, Select Milk Producers
  • General Manager and Partner, Fair Oaks Dairy Farms

Kenneth B. Mehlman

  • Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
  • Former Chairman, Republican National Committee

Cheryl Mills

  • CEO, BlackIvy Group
  • Former Counselor and Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of State

Gavin Newsom

  • Lieutenant Governor, State of California
  • Former Mayor, City of San Francisco

Matthew J. Slaughter

  • Dean, Dartmouth Tuck School of Business
  • Former Member, President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Michael Spence

  • William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
  • Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 2001

Roy Spence

  • Co-Founder and Chairman, GSD&M
  • Co-Founder & CEO, The Purpose Institute

James B. Steinberg

  • Dean, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Former Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State

Dan Wagner

  • CEO and Founder, Civis Analytics
  • Former Chief Analytics Officer, Obama for America

Philip D. Zelikow

  • White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia
  • Former Executive Director, 9/11 Commission

Robert B. Zoellick

  • Chairman, Board of International Advisors, Goldman Sachs
  • Former President, World Bank

Former Initiative Members

Members who left the Initiative due to federal executive appointments

Ashton B. Carter

  • Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Former Senior Executive, Markle Foundation

Julián Castro

  • Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Former Mayor, City of San Antonio