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Michael C. Maibach

Distinguished Fellow

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Michael C. Maibach is a Distinguished Fellow for Save Our States where he manages outreach to academics, policy professionals, and allied organizations. He is a seasoned professional in global business diplomacy and civic engagement, and serves on various non-profit Boards such as the Witherspoon Institute and the James Wilson Institute.

From 2003 to 2012 Michael was the President of the European-American Business Council. In 1983 he established the Intel Corporation's Government Affairs Department. At Intel he built a global team of 150+ professionals during his 18 years at the company and became Intel’s first Vice President of Global Government Affairs.

While a college student Michael was a Governor’s Fellow in Illinois and was elected to the Dekalb County Board as the first person elected to public office under 21 years of age in US history. After graduate school he served as an Illinois Legislative Fellow in the Illinois State Senate.

A believer in life-long education, he has earned degrees from Northern Illinois University, California State University, American University, Georgetown University, Ashland University, and the Institute of World Politics where he now serves on its Board of Trustees.

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