David Bradley is the chairman and owner of Atlantic Media Company, the publisher of several news and media properties in Washington, D.C. Best known among them are The Atlantic and the National Journal. Bradley bought The Atlantic in 1999 for $10 million from Mortimer Zuckerman Before entering media, Mr. Bradley founded and owned two (now public) research companies – The Advisory Board Company and the Corporate Executive Board. With 50,000 applicants each year, the enterprises are the largest employers of young professional talent in the Washington region. Mr. Bradley was a Fulbright scholar in the Philippines and serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, New America Foundation, KIPP DC, Bridges of Understanding and the Manila-based Child Protection Network. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Bradley graduated from Swarthmore College, received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.