Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1962; postgraduate, Princeton, 1969-1970.
Joined Foreign Service United States Department State, 1962, served in South Vietnam Saigon, 1963-1966. Staff member The White House, 1966-1967. Assigned United States Department State.
Staff Paris Peace Talks on Vietnam, 1968-1969. Director Peace Corps, Morocco, 1970-1972. Managing editor Foreign Policy magazine, 1972-1977.
Consultant Commission Organization Government for Conduct of Foreign, 1974-1975. Contributing editor Newsweek International, 1976. Assistant secretary for East Asian & Pacific affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1977-1981.
Vice president Public Strategies Inc., 1981-1985. Senior advisory Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., 1981-1984, managing director, 1985-1993. United States ambassador to Germany United States Department State, Berlin, 1993-1994, assistant secretary for European & Canada Affairs Washington, 1994-1996, permanent United States representative to United Nations New York City, 1999—2001.
Vice chairman Credit Suisse First Boston, 1996-1999, Perseus LLC, New York City, 2001—2008. President Global Business Coalition on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 2001—2009. Special presidential representative to Afghanistan & Pakistan The White House, Washington, since 2009.
Chief negotiator Dayton Peace Accords, Bosnia, 1995. Special presidential emissary to Cyprus, 1997. Member Trilateral Commission, chairman, Asia Society, since 2002.
Board dirs American International Group (American International Group), 2001-2008.
Board directors International Rescue Committee. Chairman Refugees International. Member American Academy Berlin, Council Foreign Relations, Institute Strategic Studies.
Bd member, American Museum National History, National Endowment for Democracy, Human Genome Sciences. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2004.
Children: David Dan, Anthony Andrew. Married Kati Marton, 1995. 2 stepchildren.