Jason Furman, Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Professor of Economics, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Douglas Hotlz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
With Demetri Sevastopulo, Financial Times
Jason Furman is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Furman was previously the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), where he served as President Obama’s chief economist and a member of the cabinet. Prior to this, Furman served as the principal deputy director of the National Economic Council and assistant to the president. Furman was economic policy director for the president’s campaign in 2008 and a member of the Presidential Transition Team. He worked at both the Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council during the Clinton administration and also at the World Bank. He was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and also has served in visiting positions at various universities, including NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy.
Douglas 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. Since 2001, he has served in a variety of important policy positions.
Demetri Sevastopulo is the Washington Bureau Chief for the Financial Times.
Laura D'Andrea Tyson
Laura D'Andrea Tyson is the S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management at the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. She served as dean of London Business School from 2002 to 2006, and as dean of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley from 1998 to 2001.