Robert K. Lifton has a BBA degree from Baruch College of Business, City College of New York and an LLB degree from Yale Law School and served in the US Navy. He has been active as an entrepreneur in a number of businesses, including real estate, health care, banking and finance, energy technology, music records and films and was President/owner of Team America the US World Cup men’s soccer team He has served as President of the American Jewish Congress, as Co-Chair of the Middle East Project of the Council on Foreign Relations, as a Founder, President and currently Board Member of the Israel Policy Forum and has been active in a number of other philanthropic organizations. He is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and other publications on politics, the economy and the Middle East, He won the 1962 Graham and Dodd Award for the Best Article in The Financial Analyst’s Journal and accolades for his book “Practical Real Estate.” His memoir “An Entrepreneurs’ Journey: Stories From A Life In Business and Personal Diplomacy was published by Author House in 2012.