Jason Miller is the special assistant to the president and deputy director of National Economic Council (NEC) in the White House. Mr Miller leads economic policy coordination on manufacturing and innovation, energy, small business, international investment, and economic development for the White House.
Jason Miller is Deputy Director of the National Economic Council in the White House. Prior to this appointment he served as Special Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy. In that role he led the administration’s efforts to coordinate policy and federal activities supporting U.S. manufacturing. Prior to joining the administration, he advised global companies as a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and Marakon Associates
Dan Steinbock is Research Director of International Business at the India, China, and America Institute (United States), and Fellow at Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (China), a leading think-tank, where he focuses on China, ASEAN, G20 and the new global political economy. Since 2005, he has focused on the global crisis impact on the G-7 and the BRICs economies, including U.S.-Chinese relations.
Dr. Ravi Shanker co-led the Technology Development workgroup at the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0 project. He currently serves as Global Business Advisor for Dow Chemical. In his career at Dow he served as the first CEO of Dow Kokamn, after leading the team that created this joint venture in advanced battery technologies, and has many years of experience building, growing and running businesses with Dow Chemical. Read more »
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Van Vliet earned her Sc.B. in Materials Science & Engineering from Brown University (1998) and her Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from MIT (2002). At MIT, Van Vliet was a National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellow, was President of the Graduate Materials Council, and won the MRS Gold Medal for her thesis research. Her MIT thesis work with Prof. Subra Suresh established the experimental and computational basis for predicting homogeneous nucleation of dislocations (plasticity carrying defects) in crystalline metals. Read more »