Joshua Bolten is CEO of Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of leading U.S. companies. Before joining Business Roundtable 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 twenty years of government service includes eight years in the White House under President George W. Bush as Chief of Staff (2006-09), Director of the Office of Management & Budget (2003-06), and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy (2001-03). 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 and the ONE Campaign.