Global Conference 2017
David Rubenstein is co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, founded in 1987. Mr. Rubenstein is chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Duke University and the Madison Council of the Library of Congress, chairman of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, co-chairman of the Brookings Institution, vice-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, a trustee of the National Gallery of Art and president of the Economic Club of Washington. Mr. Rubenstein is on the Board of Directors or Trustees of the University of Chicago, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Institute for Advanced Study, and the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution. He is a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors and the Harvard Global Advisory Council (chairman).