Don Baer

Worldwide Chairman and CEO, Burson-Marsteller

Don Baer is worldwide chair and CEO of strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller, a WPP company. His career has spanned leading roles as a media, communications, and creative executive for a range of business, government, and nonprofit organizations. He served as senior vice president for strategy and development at Discovery Communications and White House director of strategic planning and communications, as well as chief speechwriter, for President Clinton. Earlier in his career, Baer was a lawyer and assistant managing editor at US News & World Report. He chairs the board of directors of PBS and is a member of the board of Meredith Corporation.

Videos/Audio of Don Baer

The promise of a better life now rings hollow to millions who find that hard work offers them no guarantee of making it... See more
Explore the results of the new Aspen Ideas Festival poll, which asked Americans to define their versions of the dream,... See more
America has changed dramatically since the first Aspen Ideas Festival ten years ago. The Aspen Ideas Festival/Atlantic... See more
America has changed dramatically since the first Aspen Ideas Festival ten years ago. The Aspen Ideas Festival/Atlantic... See more
This survey is designed to leverage and expand on the learning gathered in the American Values Survey released at last... See more
This study of What Americans Believe, conducted by Penn Schoen Berland for the Aspen Ideas Festival in partnership with... See more

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