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  • CEO, Shwe Strategies LLC
  • Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group
  • Senior Advisor, United States Institute of Peace
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Burma (Myanmar), 2012-2016; Special Envoy to Burma, 2011-2012
  • Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (six months acting Assistant Secretary) overseeing Asia in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 2009-2011
  • Specialist in diplomacy and security policy with nearly 30 years of experience in Asian affairs and U.S.-Asia relations
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  • Served nearly 6 years in the White House National Security Council (2009-2015) as President Obama’s top advisor on Asia
  • Longest serving Asia advisor to President Obama and a key architect of Obama’s China policy   
  • Served in Treasury Department as Policy Advisor to U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue led by Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
  • Served as Senior Asia Analyst at the RAND Corporation for 7 years
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  • Lane-Swig Senior Fellow and Managing Director at the Washington Institute
  • Senior Director for the Near East and North Africa at the US National Security Council from 2005-2008
  • Co-chair of Mitt Romney’s 2012 State Department transition team
  • Diplomatic advisor to the Romney presidential campaign in 2012
  • Special Assistant to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice from 2004-2005
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  • Chairman and Principal, Wethington International LLC, an investment advisory firm
  • An expert in finance, the global economy, global geopolitical trends and U.S. foreign policy (Asia, Europe, Middle East)
  • Former Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary of the Economic Policy Council in the White House; Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Treasury; Special Envoy on China, U.S. Treasury
  • Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Project on Shaping the Asia-Pacific Future, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council
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  • Leading Expert on U.S. – China Subnational Relations and Public Diplomacy
  • Served as the first-ever Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs in the U.S Department of State for the Obama Administration and the lead interlocutor of the U.S.-China Subnational Dialogue which established the U.S. China Governors Forum
  • Senior Resident Fellow, the German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Congressional Director
  • Member of Hillary’s National Finance Committee 
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  • President of Harves Investment Group
  • Founder of The Wade Group
  • Former Senior Vice President and Head of China Operations at Green Tech Automotive
Taiya Smith
  • Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson’s top advisor on China.
  • Designed and managed the U.S.- China Strategic Economic Dialogue, highest level dialogue between the two countries governments.
  • Architect of the U.S-China Ten Year Cooperative Framework on Energy and the Environment, which continues to serve as the foundation of the bilateral relationship on energy and environmental issues. Launched the EcoPartnership dialogue.
  • A leading advisor to international companies and governments looking to engage in China.
  • Founder and CEO, The Green Trust, a platform for innovation in environmental and clean energy technologies.
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  • President and Chief Executive Officer of Barbara Franklin Enterprises
  • An expert in corporate governance, auditing, and financial reporting practices
  • The 29th U.S. Secretary of Commerce for President George H.W. Bush

 

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  • Current Chief International Advisor to former President Barack Obama
  • President Obama’s National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speech Writing (2009-2017)
Karim Sadjadpour
  • Expert on Middle-Eastern politics and political structure – specifically Iranian affairs
  • Former Congressional Advisor and International Crisis Group member
  • Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment
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