The Next Two Years: What They Mean For Your Business
With President Obama re-elected for a second term, few are better positioned than Bill Daley to discuss how the next four years will affect businesses. The former JP Morgan executive and former Chief of Staff to President Obama was once deemed “Obama’s Business Whisperer” by Fortune magazine. With a background spanning both business and politics, Daley is in a unique position to assess the impact of today’s economic and political climate on businesses—and their future.
It’s Still The Economy: What’s Next?
Well-known and respected in business and economic circles, former Secretary of Commerce Bill Daley is an authority on job creation, economic growth, global competitiveness and international trade. Among his achievements as Chief of Staff, Mr. Daley was instrumental in developing the American Jobs Act, brokered an agreement to reduce the deficit by over $2 trillion, and played a central role in passing historic trade agreements. Mr. Daley’s breadth of experience is invaluable to organizations seeking real world advice on navigating an evolving economy.
As President Obama’s Chief of Staff, Bill Daley was involved in all aspects and issues facing the president and the administration. President Obama recently tapped him to be a co-chair of his reelection campaign.
Prior to serving as Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama, Bill Daley served as Vice Chair, Chairman of the Midwest Region, and head of the Office of Corporate Responsibility for JP Morgan Chase. Mr. Daley served as President of SBC Communications from 2001-2004.
Mr. Daley was the campaign chairman for Al Gore’s presidential run in 2000, and prior to that, he served as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce from 1997-2000, overseeing a department of more than 40,000 people. Mr. Daley also served as Special Counsel to President Clinton in 1993,focusing on international trade issues.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Daley was a partner at the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt; was President and Chief Operating Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago; and was a lawyer at the firm of Daley and George. He has also served on the boards of a number of corporate, academic, medical, charitable and civic organizations.
Bill Daley was born in Chicago, Illinois where he also completed his education including a B.A. from Loyola University and a law degree from John Marshall Law School.