AIF Partners

Underwriters of the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.

In an ever-changing world, the future belongs to the new generations of leaders and thinkers who dream, believe, and build through the power of connections. In 2016, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management continues to come together with the Aspen Institute to share our passion to empower these connections: to insights and leaders from around the globe; to the issues that are shaping the world and society; and to our clients, friends and other attendees who come to Aspen to share in a mutual dialogue and celebration of ideas.

At U.S. Trust, we connect you with relevant insights to help build your wealth plan for today, pursue tomorrow’s ambitions and create a lasting legacy for future generations and the world around you. We do this by leveraging over 200 years of experience in customized and innovative financial strategies that provide our clients with sophisticated investment management, wealth structuring and credit solutions to help meet their life’s goals. We are proud to be the exclusive financial services underwriter of the Aspen Ideas Festival for the eighth consecutive year.

We invite you to join our thought leaders at the Festival as they share their insights on Reimagining Capitalism.  Explore our latest thinking at