Powell, Colin L. - from United States

ID: 22654
Organization: BOC
Country of meeting: Mandalay in the year 2002

65th United States Secretary of State (2001 to 2005). He served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Persian Gulf War. Powell was the first, and so far the only, Jamaican American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is a Retired four-star general in the United States Army.

In July 2005, Powell joined Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, a well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firm, with the title of "strategic limited partner."


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