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

Will biotechnology lead us to a brave new World of designer children and bionic athletes? Is it ethical to use genetic... See more
Elliot Gerson moderates a wide-ranging conversation about the Supreme Court's role in American politics. See more
Ashraf Ghani, former Finance Minister of Afghanistan, and Hamed Wardak, founder of a nonaligned political movement with... See more
What is working and what is not on an African continent rich in natural beauty and bountiful resources yet rife with... See more
It is known that China will be a country of commanding significance as this century unfolds, but the bounds of that... See more
What is the prospect for conflict resolution and peace in Southern Africa, and the region's role toward trouble spots... See more

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