Ted Halstead

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Ted Halstead President & CEO, New America Foundation.

"As founding President & CEO of the New America Foundation, Ted Halstead is responsible for guiding the organization’s overall mission, strategy, and programs. Mr. Halstead is a frequent public speaker and media commentator, having appeared as a guest on Nightline, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, and PBS. He has published broadly, including numerous articles in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Los Angeles Times. He is co-author with Michael Lind of a widely acclaimed book, The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics, and editor of The Real State of the Union.

"Previously, Mr. Halstead was Executive Director of Redefining Progress, another public policy institute that he founded -- at the age of 25 -- to promote new approaches to economic and environmental policy. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, and received his Master’s degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was a Montgomery Fellow. He was selected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland." [1]