Mort Zuckerman is the chairman and editor-in-chief of U.S. News & World Report and the chairman and publisher of the New York Daily News. He is also chief executive and chairman of Boston Properties Inc., a major real estate firm he cofounded after serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Cabot, Cabot & Forbes. Mr. Zuckerman is a regular commentator on The McLaughlin Group public affairs program. He serves on the board of directors for the Broad Center for the Management of School Systems and the International Peace Institute, where he is also treasurer, as a trustee of Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and as a co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center Cyber Security Task Force. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Bank of America Global Wealth & Investment Management Committee. Mr. Zuckerman is a former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations and a past president of the board of trustees of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Mr. Zuckerman is a graduate of McGill University, McGill Law School, the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Law School. He is a former associate professor of city and regional planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a former lecturer in city and regional planning at Yale University. Q&A Why do you believe that STEM education and workforce development are critical to our nation’s future? Our future depends on the strength of our scientific spine. The skills derived from a STEM education are the mission-critical elements of the jobs of tomorrow, for they are directly linked to economic productivity and competitive products. Moreover, education is more closely correlated with upward mobility than anything else. It’s the best way to reduce excessive inequality in incomes and opportunities, and the best way to avoid having our society degenerate into a class system. The men and women who will make up America’s tomorrow and the core of its economy are in its classrooms today, and there are way too few of them in the fields of science and technology that create the dynamic of our economy today, the future of our economy, and the best-paying jobs. read more...
Gordon Dahlby's insight:
Interesting project; http://stemconnector.org/100CEOs
blends busiess w/ STEM