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New America Foundation

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1999, to "bring exceptionally promising new voices and new ideas to the fore of our nationís public discourse. Relying on a venture capital approach, the Foundation invests in outstanding individuals and policy solutions that transcend the conventional political spectrum."

Senior Staff as of October 2006: President and CEO Ted Halstead, VP Michael Calabrese, VP Rachel L. White, and many lesser directors on salary.

Board of directors as of October 2006: Eric A. Benhamou (Chair), James Fallows, Francis Fukuyama, Ted Halstead, Noosheen Hashemi, Laurene Powell Jobs, Kati Marton, Walter Russell Mead, Lenny Mendonca, Steven Rattner, Eric Schmidt, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Christine Todd Whitman, Daniel Yergin, Fareed Zakaria.

Official Website:
http://www.newamerica.net/

Founding Date:
1999

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steven C. Clemons
Pundit
1962   Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
James Fallows
Journalist
2-Aug-1949   Atlantic Monthly
Francis Fukuyama
Author
27-Oct-1952   The End of History and the Last Man
Flynt Leverett
Government
6-Mar-1958   Former National Security Council staffer
Barry C. Lynn
Journalist
20-Aug-1961   Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism
Walter Russell Mead
Author
12-Jun-1952   Special Providence
Eric Mindich
Business
1967   Eton Park Capital Management
Jim Pinkerton
Pundit
11-Mar-1958   Fox News Watch
Diane Ravitch
Government
1-Jul-1938   Education reformer
Eric Schmidt
Business
27-Apr-1955   CEO of Google, 2001-11
Bernard L. Schwartz
Business
12-Dec-1926   CEO of Loral Corporation, 1972-2006
Anne-Marie Slaughter
Government
27-Sep-1958   Director of Policy Planning, State Dept.
Laura D. Tyson
Economist
28-Jun-1947   Dean of London Business School
Christine Todd Whitman
Government
26-Sep-1946   GWB's first head of EPA
Daniel Yergin
Author
6-Feb-1947   The Prize
Fareed Zakaria
Journalist
20-Jan-1965   Time columnist


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