Elliot Gerson

Executive Vice President of Policy and Public Programs, International Partners, The Aspen Institute

Elliot Gerson is an executive vice president at the Aspen Institute, responsible for its policy programs, public programs, and relations with international partners. The Institute’s more than 30 policy programs provide neutral venues to do nonpartisan analysis, foster candid dialogue among leaders, advocate new policy, and promote best practices. Public programs open its doors to a broader audience.Gerson also administers the US Rhodes Scholarships. He previously practiced law, held executive positions in government and on a presidential campaign, was president of health care and education start-ups, and led two national insurance and health care companies. He has served on many nonprofit boards, especially in the arts.

Videos/Audio of Elliot Gerson

America has changed dramatically since the first Aspen Ideas Festival ten years ago. The Aspen Ideas Festival/Atlantic... See more
After 40 years of largely cooperative Sino-US relations, policymakers, politicians, and pundits on both sides of the... See more
Capitalism is arguably the most successful system humans have yet devised for raising general prosperity. Yet knowing... See more
From Tony Hsieh to Amy Chua to Jeremy Lin, Chinese- Americans are now arriving at the highest levels of American... See more
A wide-ranging, one-on-one conversation with the ACLU’s Anthony Romero about the challenges he foresees for civil... See more
Imagine a world in which most young Americans completed a year of national service. How would this contribute to... See more

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