Alberto is president of Knight Foundation which promotes informed and engaged communities by funding quality journalism and media innovation, community engagement and the arts.
Alberto is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was a newspaper executive in Hartford and New York City before serving as publisher of The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald.
He is a member of the boards of PepsiCo, American Airlines, AOL and is a member of the Secretary of State’s Foreign Policy Advisory Committee. He is a former board chair of the World Wide Web Foundation and of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and was a member of the original Advisory Committee of the PCAOB.