Mr. Robert L. Johnson is Executive Chairman at RLJ Entertainment, Inc., Executive Chairman at RLJ Lodging Trust, Independent Director at KB Home, Chairman at RLJ Equity Partners LLC, Independent Director at Lowe's Cos., Inc., Independent Director at Strayer Education, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The RLJ Cos., Co-Founder & Chairman at RLJ Development LLC, and Chairman at RLJ Insurance Services LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Think Finance, Inc., KB Home, Lowe's Cos., Inc., Strayer Education, Inc., National Basketball Association, International Management Group, Retirement Clearinghouse LLC, The National Museum of African American History & Culture, and Elevate Credit, Inc.
He joined RLJ Development in December 2000.
Mr. Johnson was previously employed as Chief Executive Officer by Viacom, Inc. and Chairman by Black Entertainment Television LLC.
He also served on the board at The Business Council, IMG Worldwide, Inc., and Smithsonian Institution.
Mr. Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in social studies from the University of Illinois and a master's degree in international affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.