Barry Rand was named CEO of the American Association for Retired Persons, a membership organization of more than 40 million people aged 50 years and older. Prior to joining AARP, Rand distinguished himself as a leader of social change in major corporate and educational institutions. He currently serves as chairman of the board of Howard University and has served as chairman and CEO of Avis Group Holdings, CEO of Equitant Ltd., and executive vice president for worldwide operations at Xerox Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from American University and an MBA and M.A. in management science from Stanford University.