David Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

David Rubenstein is co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group, the private equity firm he co-founded in 1987. He previously practiced law, was a domestic policy advisor to President Carter, and was chief counsel to a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee. Rubenstein’s extensive service includes: chairman of the boards of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, and Council on Foreign Relations; a fellow of the Harvard Corporation; trustee of the Brookings Institution, National Gallery of Art, University of Chicago, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the Institute for Advanced Study; and president of the Economic Club of Washington.

Videos/Audio of David Rubenstein

A hip-hop musical about America’s founding fathers with a virtually all minority cast. A reimagining of La bohème as a... See more
David Skorton became the 13th secretary of the Smithsonian Institution on July 1, 2015. A board-certified cardiologist... See more
Policy makers and economists have much to say about invigorating the country’s economic prospects and productivity.... See more
To maintain and build a competitive edge, some argue that the rules of capitalism need to change: we should embrace a... See more
2016 is the 225th anniversary of the adoption of the Bill of Rights. David Rubenstein, in conversation with Jeffrey... See more

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