President & CEO
JOSHUA BOLTEN is president and chief executive officer of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of CEOs of leading United States companies. Before joining BRT in January 2017, Bolten was managing director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, a consulting firm that he co-founded in 2011. Bolten spent the preceding two years as a visiting professor at Princeton University. Bolten’s 20 years of government service includes eight years in the White House under President George W. Bush as chief of staff (2006 to 2009), director of the Office of Management & Budget (2003 to 2006), and deputy chief of staff for policy (2001 to 2003). For the preceding two years, he was policy director of the Bush 2000 presidential campaign. Bolten’s previous private sector experience includes work at Goldman Sachs in London and O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, DC. Bolten received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in 1976 and his law degree from Stanford in 1980. He is a member of the board of Emerson Electric Co. He also serves on the boards of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the ONE Campaign, and Princeton University.