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
Lincoln viewed the 13th Amendment as the culmination of the promise of the Declaration of Independence See more

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