Jonathan Orszag is Senior Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee at the economic consulting firm Compass Lexecon. Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Orszag served as the Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Director of the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, and as an Economic Policy Advisor on President Clinton’s National Economic Council.
He was named the youngest member of “the world’s 40 brightest young antitrust lawyers and economists” and one of the “Best Young Competition Economists” by the Global Competition Review and was honored with a leadership award by the Corporation for Enterprise Development.
In addition to his leading role at Compass Lexecon, Mr. Orszag is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Center for Communication Law & Policy. He has testified before Congress, U.S. and international courts, the European Court of First Instance and several domestic and international regulatory authorities.
Mr. Orszag received a M.Sc. from Oxford University, which he attended as a Marshall Scholar. He graduated summa cum laude in Economics from Princeton University, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and was named a USA Today All-USA College Academic Team. He is also a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy.