Jamie Merisotis is a globally recognized leader in
philanthropy, education, human work and talent
development, and public policy. He has been Lumina’s
president and CEO since 2008.
He is the co-founder and former president of the
nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Institute for
Higher Education Policy and served as executive
director of a bipartisan national commission on college
affordability. Merisotis is the author of two books,
America Needs Talent and Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines, and is a frequent media
commentator and contributor. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as
a special advisor to the executive committee of the London-based European Access Network.