Mr.

Alberto Ibarguen

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Area
Public Affairs, Business, and Administration
Specialty
Educational and Academic Leadership
Member Since
2015
President of Knight Foundation, which promotes informed and engaged communities by funding journalism, media innovation, community engagement and the arts. Previously, he was publisher of the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. He chaired the boards of PBS, Newseum and Web Foundation and was a member of the Secretary of State's Foreign Policy Advisory Comm. He serves on the board of American Airlines and previously on the boards of PepsiCo and AOL. A graduate of Wesleyan University and University of Pennsylvania Law School, he served in the Peace Corps in Venezuela and in Colombia. Happily grandparents now, he married Susana López of Buenos Aires in 1969.
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