Watch Robert D. Hormats at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ’2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with the Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs.
Click the play button below to watch genConnect Creative Director Kelly Hayes interview Hormats on what he learns at the Ideas Festival and his experience working with the Arab Spring and China:
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Robert D. Hormats has served as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs since September 2009. Hormats was formerly the vice chairman of Goldman Sachs (International), where he began working in 1982. Hormats has previously served as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Ambassador and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs at the Department of State and senior staff member for International Economic Affairs on the National Security Council. Hormats is the author of The Price of Liberty: Paying for America’s Wars from the Revolution to the War on Terror, Abraham Lincoln and the Global Economy, American Albatross: The Foreign Debt Dilemma and Reforming the International Monetary System.
genConnect is credentialed press at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo., where we are interviewing the premier speakers and attendees at the event. For more of our video interviews and articles from the Ideas Festival, click here.