2015 Power of Giving - Smithsonian Welcome


About the Speaker

David J. SkortonDavid J. Skorton
Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

DAVID J. SKORTON is the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian. He assumed his position on July 1, 2015. Secretary Skorton oversees 19 museums and galleries, 20 libraries, the National Zoo, and numerous research centers. Skorton, a board-certified cardiologist, previously was the president of Cornell University.