Jeffrey Gedmin

Chairman, Global Politics and Security, Georgetown University Foreign Service School; Senior Adviser, Blue Star Strategies; and Co-Director, Transatlantic Renewal Project

Jeffrey Gedmin is a Senior Fellow, Georgetown University, and Senior Fellow, Institute for Strategic Dialogue (London). He was President and CEO of the Legatum Institute in London from 2011 to 2014.
Prior to that, Jeffrey Gedmin served from 2007 to 2011 as President and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he oversaw the company's strategy and broadcast operations in 22 countries. Before RFE/RL he served for five years as Director of the Aspen Institute Berlin. Before that, he was Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, D.C and Executive Director of the New Atlantic Initiative.

Jeffrey Gedmin's articles on foreign policy, media and public diplomacy have appeared in a range of newspapers and magazines. He has produced two major television documentaries for PBS. Gedmin has taught at Gonzaga College High School and Georgetown University, where he holds a Ph.D. in German and sits on the board of the Foreign Service School, Masters program. In 2010 he was awarded an honorary Doctorate by the Tbilisi State University, Georgia.