Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Peter Orszag

Age: 41
Occupation: Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

Obama's budget wonk has emerged as one of the Administration's surprising stars; even his social life is a topic of buzz on Capitol Hill. With concern over the spiraling U.S. deficit mounting, Orszag's work on the federal budget will likely feature prominently in the 2010 midterm elections.