Robert B. Reich, a member of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth's Research Advisory Board, is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, for which Time magazine named him one of the 10 most effective cabinet secretaries of the 20th century. He also served on President-elect Obama's transition advisory board.

He has written 14 books, including the best sellers “Aftershock,” “The Work of Nations,” and “Beyond Outrage,” and, his most recent, “Saving Capitalism.” He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and co-creator of the award-winning documentary, “Inequality for All.”