Global Conference 2017
Daniel A. Russell is the president and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Business Council, the premier Washington-based bilateral trade organization dedicated to commercial relations between the U.S. and Russia. Previously, he was U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state responsible for relations with Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus and for international security and arms control issues in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs until July 2013. Mr. Russell co-authored and co-led, together with the White House senior director for Russia, implementation of President Obama's strategic policy "reset" with Russia in the Obama administration's first term. He also led the creation and oversaw the development of the U.S.-Russia Presidential Commission, with 20 working groups involving 60 U.S. and Russian government agencies.