21st Century Council

A forum for dialogue on global governance, with a focus on the G-20 as the governing body of globalization. Members include former heads of state, global entrepreneurs and political thinkers.

Council for the Future of Europe

This Council gathers a small group of the region's most eminent political figures to research and debate ways forward for a united Europe.

Think Long Committee for California

Develops comprehensive approaches to repairing California's broken system of governance while evaluating policies and institutions vital for the state's long-term future.

Chad Hurley

Chad Hurley is Co-Founder & CEO of AVOS Systems, a next generation development platform that runs del.icio.us, Mei.fm and the soon to be released Zeen.com. AVOS has three offices worldwide, located in San Mateo, CA, Dunedin, New Zealand and Beijing, China. The company recently raised Series A funding from NEA and Google Ventures.


In 2005, Hurley and Chen co-founded YouTube, the world’s largest video site, which was acquired by Google 18 months later for $1.76B. Hurley remained CEO of YouTube until November 2010. 


Prior to YouTube, Hurley was the first user-interface designer at PayPal and played a fundamental role in its early development. Hurley received a B.A in Fine Art at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.