David Nott

David Nott is President and CEO of Reason Foundation, which advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law.

Under Nott’s leadership Reason’s print and video journalism at Reason.com is reaching millions of people every month, and the public policy division at Reason.org is successfully changing public policy by educating policymakers on ways to successfully improve public pension systems, implement school choice, privatize infrastructure, end the drug war, and give consumers greater freedom. Before joining Reason, he was president of the Institute for Humane Studies and Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is a graduate of Stanford University.