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Josh Gotbaum

Josh Gotbaum

USA, 1985

Josh fixes things: businesses, government agencies, and non-profits. He’s now setting up a retirement scheme for 750,000 people in Maryland who don’t have one & pretending to be a scholar at The Brookings Institution.¬† President Obama appointed him CEO of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; President Clinton to senior positions in the WH Budget office, Treasury, and Defense. Under President Carter: a WH staffer working on economic and energy issues. He also founded a political consulting firm. Business: ran & reorganized Hawaiian Airlines, was a partner at Lazard in the US and Europe, partner in a private equity firm, and consulted for hedge funds, helping to manage, acquire &/or restructure many businesses. He was also CEO of The September 11th Fund, a $500+ million charity. Josh has degrees from Stanford & Harvard. In his spare time, he sings. He is married & has three children. They sing, too.