An Intimate Dialogue with Peter Orszag HAS BEEN POSTPONED

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Speaker biography:

Peter R. Orszag is Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup, Inc.  He is also a Contributing Columnist at Bloomberg View, a Distinguished Scholar at the NYU School of Law and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.  Prior to joining Citigroup in January 2011, he served as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Contributing Columnist at the New York Times.  

Dr. Orszag previously served as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration, a Cabinet-level position, from January 2009 until July 2010.  From January 2007 to December 2008, Dr. Orszag was the Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).  Under his leadership, the agency significantly expanded its focus on areas such as health care and climate change.  
Prior to CBO, Dr. Orszag was the Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.  While at Brookings, he also served as Director of The Hamilton Project, Director of the Retirement Security Project, and Co-Director of the Tax Policy Center.   During the Clinton Administration, he was a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and before that a staff economist and then Senior Advisor and Senior Economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers.   Orszag has also founded and subsequently sold an economics consulting firm.

Dr. Orszag graduated summa cum laude in economics from Princeton University and obtained a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics, which he attended as a Marshall Scholar.  He has coauthored or coedited a number of books, including Protecting the Homeland (2006), Aging Gracefully: Ideas to Improve Retirement Security in America (2006), Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach (2004), and American Economic Policy in the 1990s (2002).

Dr. Orszag serves on the Board of Directors of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, ideas42, and the Partnership for Public Service.  He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, the Trilateral Commission, the Hamilton Project Advisory Council, and the Marshall Scholarship Alumni Advisory Board, and holds an honorary doctorate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Instititute.   Dr. Orszag is married to Bianna Golodryga, an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning America.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

This Event is for HBSCNY Members only.
400 West 12th Street, NYC
Time: 6pm Registration; 6:30pm Program
Cost: $20 per Member; please register by 3pm on October 29, 2012
Organizers:  Danya Dumbrill Early '00

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