The New Economic Agenda
On this special edition of CNBC’s Capital Exchange, join us to learn how the new administration will spur economic growth while navigating a pandemic recovery and find out how the business community is reacting. Hear from Jared Bernstein, former chief economist and adviser to President Biden and now a member of his economic advisory team. Plus, the outlook from corporate America with Josh Bolten, Business Roundtable President. Both conversations will be moderated by CNBC’s Kayla Tausche.
Who should attend: Institutional investors, asset managers, government agency staff, BDMs, policymakers, congressional aides, lobbyists, think-tank leaders
Jared Bernstein is a Member of The White House Council of Economic Advisers
Joshua Bolten is President & CEO of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of CEOs of leading US companies. Before joining BRT 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 in the Woodrow Wilson School 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 US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the ONE Campaign, and Princeton University.
Kayla Tausche is an on-air correspondent based at CNBC's Washington, D.C. bureau and focuses on the intersection of government and business. Her reporting appears on television and CNBC's digital platforms. She also serves as a fill-in anchor for the network's Business Day programming.
Most recently, Tausche was co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) and focused on the big money backing technology and innovation. She has also covered the banking industry, as well as corporate finance and deals— and frequently breaks news. Since joining CNBC in 2011, Tausche has reported on a wide variety of high-profile stories, including the historic Brexit vote, the Facebook, Twitter and Alibaba IPOs, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the MF Global bankruptcy and the News Corp. phone hacking scandal. Tausche began her journalism career with posts at the Associated Press in Brussels, Bloomberg News in New York, and DealReporter in New York and London.
An Atlanta native, Tausche graduated with honors in business journalism and international politics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was an Ameel J. Fisher scholar. She sits on the alumni board of the UNC journalism school.
Follow Kayla Tausche on Twitter @kaylatausche.