Founder and Chairman, PSP Capital Partners; Former US Secretary of Commerce
Penny Pritzker is founder and chairman of global private investment firm PSP Capital Partners. She served as US secretary of commerce from 2013 to 2017, a core member of President Obama’s economic team and the country’s chief commercial advocate, leading trade and investment-promotion efforts. She also served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and his Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Currently, Pritzker is a board member of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Microsoft, the Obama Foundation, and University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. She’s also a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and Aspen Economic Strategy Group, a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation, and advisory council member of The Hamilton Project.