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

Discussion will explore root causes for the rise and fall of oil prices, and will also focus on the impact of... See more
A little more than a decade after the founding of the United States, things weren’t going incredibly smoothly. People... See more
 A Conversation with Jason Furman and David Rubenstein See more
The Afternoon of Conversation is the Festival's signature event. An audience of more than 2,000 gathers in the Benedict... See more
The Gettysburg Address is 150 years old. David Rubenstein describes the two great speeches by American presidents, the... See more

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