Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Bill Keller

Executive Editor, The New York Times


Bill Keller is Executive Editor of The New York Times, a position he has held since 2003. He has worked in numerous positions since joining The Times in 1984, including managing editor, op-ed columnist, senior writer, foreign editor, domestic correspondent, and bureau chief in Moscow and Johannesburg. Keller won a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for his coverage of the Soviet Union. He is also the author of the 2008 book The Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela. Before joining The Times, Keller was a reporter for The Dallas Times Herald, Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report and The (Portland) Oregonian. He is a member of the board of trustees of Pomona College, where he received his bachelor's degree. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


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