As the Former Director of the World Economic Forum USA, Alfred Berkeley was committed to improving the state of the world by engaging industry leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. He came to the position with a wealth of experience in the financial sector, which culminated in his role as President and subsequently Vice Chairman of NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. until 2003. Meanwhile, Berkeley has served as a director for a number of public institutions and non-profit organizations including The Nature Conservancy and Johns Hopkins University.
Berkeley has testified before Congressional committees such as the Joint Economic Committee, House Homeland Security Committee, and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Virginia and his MBA from the Wharton School.