Jonathan Soros is chief executive officer of JS Capital Management LLC, a private investment firm. He is also a senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, a think tank based in New York City. Soros is the founder of Friends of Democracy, a super PAC that supports candidates who favor limits on big money in U.S. politics. He is a member of the Next Generation Leadership Board of the Indian School of Business and holds several board positions affiliated with the Open Society Foundations. He is also on the board of the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public policy institute.
Prior to founding JS Capital, he worked with Soros Fund Management LLC, serving as its president and deputy chairman from 2005 to 2011. Soros clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, served as assistant director of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ mission to Moldova, and cofounded the Fair Trial Initiative, a nonprofit that seeks to improve the quality of defense available to defendants facing the death penalty.
He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government and received a BA from Wesleyan University.