James K. Glassman is the founding executive director of the George W. Bush Institute, dedicated to research and action in four areas: education, global health, human freedom and economic growth. The Institute is part of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will also include a library and museum, on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Sarah Lewis is a bestselling author, curator, and an Assistant Professor at Harvard University. She is a frequent keynote speaker at many universities and conferences such as TED, SXSW, PopTech, ASCD and for a wide range of organizations from the Aspen Institute to The Federal Reserve Bank. Her work has has been profiled in The New York Times, Vogue, and The Wall Street Journal.
Former Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman was nominated by President Obama to be Deputy Secretary of Energy on April 20, 2009, and was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 18, 2009. Under the leadership of Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Mr. Poneman also served as Chief Operating Officer of the Department. Between April 23, 2013, and May 21, 2013, Mr. Poneman served as Acting Secretary of Energy.