Joel Klein served as chancellor of the New York City Department of
Education from 2002 to 2011. Earlier in his career, he served as US assistant attorney general in charge of the Antitrust Division of the
US Department of Justice, deputy White House counsel during the
Clinton administration, and CEO of the US headquarters of Bertelsmann.
He currently serves as executive vice president at News Corporation and
CEO of its education division, Amplify. He lives in New York City with
his wife, Nicole Seligman.