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2009 Ten Years Hence


2009 Ten Years Hence

David Walker, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

February 20, 2009

As president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, David Walker advocates increasing public awareness of several key challenges in America's future, and encourages grassroots efforts to pressure Washington to act. He was Comptroller General of the United States and head of the Government Accountability Office from 1998 to 2008. Prior to his appointment to the GAO, Walker served as a partner and global managing director of Arthur Andersen LLP and in several government leadership positions. He is the subject of the critically acclaimed 2008 documentary film on the national debt, “I.O.U.S.A.”