David Gergen, LL.B

Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director, NPLI
Harvard Kennedy School, Center for Public Leadership

Mr. Gergen serves as a Co-Director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. He is a professor of public service and founding director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, positions he has held for over a decade. In addition, he serves as a senior political analyst for CNN and works actively with a rising generation of new leaders. In the past, he has served as a…

Leonard J. Marcus, PhD

Founding Co-Director, NPLI
HSPH, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative

Dr. Marcus is founding Co-Director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a collaborative effort of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Center for Public Leadership developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House, and the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Defense. In recent years, Marcus’ research, teaching, and consultation have played a…