Gary David Cohn served as the 11th Director of the National Economic Council and was the chief economic advisor to President Donald Trump from 2017 to 2018 where he managed the administration’s economic policy agenda. Before serving in the White House, Cohn was President and COO of Goldman Sachs, where he worked for more than 25 years. Cohn was appointed vice-chairman of IBM on January 5, 2021.
Following his White House service, Cohn became an advisor and venture capital investor for companies operating in the cybersecurity, blockchain infrastructure, and medical technology sectors.
He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Hoyos Integrity, a startup company employing biometric blockchain technology for secure communications and digital payments. Cohn is also the chairman of the Advisory Board at Pallas Advisors, a national security strategic advisory firm based in Washington, D.C