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George Gilder

George GilderAKA George Franklin Gilder

Born: 29-Nov-1939
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pundit
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Technological futurist pundit

Former speech writer for Nelson Rockefeller and Richard M. Nixon. Frequent contributor to Forbes, The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal. His prognostications have had mixed results.

Great-great-grandfather was Charles Lewis Tiffany, founder of Tiffany & Co.. Godfather was David Rockefeller. One of his Harvard roommates was Bruce Chapman, Discovery Institute founder.

Father: Richard Gilder (ACLU attorney, d. WWII)
Mother: Anne Alsop
Wife: Nini Gilder (four children)
Daughter: Nannina Gilder (b. circa 1986)

    High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
    University: Harvard University (1962)

    Forbes Contributing Editor
    Club for Growth
    Discovery Institute Senior Fellow
    National Conservative Campaign Fund National Advisory Board
    The Independent Institute Advisory Board
    World Technology Network
    Evolution Skeptics

Author of books:
Naked Nomads: Unmarried Men in America
The Party That Lost Its Head (1966, politics)
Sexual Suicide (1973, social studies)
Visible Man: A True Story of Post-Racist America (1978, social studies)
Wealth and Poverty (1981, social studies)
The Spirit of Enterprise (1984, nonfiction)
Men and Marriage (1986, social studies)
Microcosm: The Quantum Revolution in Economics and Technology (1989, nonfiction)
Life After Television (1990, social studies)
Recapturing the Spirit of Enterprise (1992, nonfiction)
Telecosm: How Infinite Bandwidth Will Revolutionize Our World (2000, nonfiction)
The Silicon Eye: How a Silicon Valley Company Aims to Make All Current Computers, Cameras, and Cell Phones Obsolete (2005, corporate history)
The Israel Test (2009, nonfiction)

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