Eric Gertler

Eric Gertler

Executive Chairman, US News & World Report

Eric Gertler currently serves as Executive Chairman of U.S. News & World Report and as Chief Executive Officer
of Ulysses Ventures. Previously, Eric served as Co-Chairman and Co-Publisher of the New York Daily News;
Executive Vice President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation; and Managing Director of
the Center for Economic Transformation under both Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Mayor Bill de Blasio. Prior
to his government service, Eric successfully led several technology companies. He was CEO of Altruik,
PrimeAxis Media and Privista. Prior to this, he concurrently served as President of U.S. News & World Report,
Fast Company and The Atlantic. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book Prying Eyes: Protect Your
Privacy From People Who Sell To You, Snoop on You or Steal From You (Random House). He began his career as
an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Eric is involved with many government and nonprofits
agencies including Empire State Development Corporation, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Tel Aviv
University, American-Israel Friendship League and Young Presidents’ Organization – where he also served as
Chair of the YPO Metro New York Chapter. He is also a trustee of both the Zuckerman Family Foundation and
the Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute at Columbia University. A graduate of Brown University, Eric
holds degrees from the Sorbonne at the University of Paris, Institut D’Etudes Politiques in Paris, with honors,
and a law degree, with honors, from American University, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law
Review and was inducted into the National Leadership Honor Society of Omicron Delta Kappa.