Jared Genser

Jared Genser
  • Managing Director
    Perseus Strategies

Jared Genser is Founder of Freedom Now, an organization that works to free prisoners of conscience around the world. He is also Managing Director of Perseus Strategies. Previously, Genser was a Partner at DLA Piper and a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. He has taught seminars on the UN Security Council at Georgetown University Law Center, the University of Michigan and Pennsylvania law schools. His human rights clients have included former Czech Republic President Václav Havel and Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Aung San Suu Kyi, Liu Xiaobo, Desmond Tutu and Elie Wiesel. He is Co-Editor of The Responsibility to Protect: The Promise of Stopping Mass Atrocities in Our Times (Oxford University Press, 2011). Genser earned a BSc from Cornell University, a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.