President, The Philanthropy Roundtable
Adam Meyerson has served as president of The Philanthropy Roundtable since 2001. The Roundtable is America’s largest association of foundations and charitable givers committed to the protection of donor intent, the preservation of philanthropic freedom, and the advancement of liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility through philanthropic giving. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Meyerson was vice president for educational affairs at the Heritage Foundation, where he coordinated civil society projects, publications on the Founding Fathers, and its “No Excuses” work on high-performing, high-poverty schools. Mr. Meyerson was editor-in-chief of Heritage’s magazine, Policy Review, from 1983 to 1998. From 1979 to 1983, he was an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal and editor of its “Manager’s Journal” and “Asia” columns and its book reviews. He is co-editor of The Wall Street Journal on Management (Dow Jones-Irwin, 1985). From 1974 to 1977, he was managing editor of the American Spectator. Mr. Meyerson graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University and completed all the requirements but the dissertation for a doctorate in international business at Harvard Business School.