Daniels, Mitchell E. Jr. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2010
Academic administrator, businessman, author, and retired politician who served as the 49th Governor of Indiana, from 2005 to 2013, and a Republican. Since 2013, Daniels has been president of Purdue University.
He worked as a chief political adviser and as a liaison to President Ronald Reagan in 1985, before he was appointed president of the conservative think tank, the Hudson Institute. Daniels moved back to Indiana, joining Eli Lilly and Company, working as president of North American Pharmaceutical Operations from 1993 to 1997, and senior vice president of corporate strategy and policy from 1997 to 2001. In January 2001, Daniels was appointed by President George W. Bush as the director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, where he served until June 2003.
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The Herman Kahn Award honors visionary leaders who embody Kahn’s dedication to strong American national security, a guarded optimism about the future, and an appreciation of the role of technology as a driver of global economic pro gress. Presenting the award to Daniels, who formerly served as Hudson’s President and CEO, was Hudson Hon orary Trustee and formerVice President Dan Quayle.