About Dan Senor
Dan Senor is an investor, bestselling author, and former advisor to the U.S. Department of Defense and to presidential candidates competing in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 election cycles.
Dan was senior advisor to Speaker Paul Ryan, and he was foreign policy advisor to Governor Mitt Romney during his 2012 and 2008 presidential campaigns. During the administration of George W. Bush, Dan was chief spokesman for the Coalition in Iraq, before which he was a Department of Defense official based at U.S. Central Command in Qatar. He spent most of the 1990s working as a foreign policy aide in the U.S. Senate.
Dan has written analytical pieces for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post, and is a frequent guest on CBS This Morning, Squawk Box, Fareed Zakaria GPS and Charlie Rose.
Dan is co-founder of the Foreign Policy Initiative. He is co-author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, a New York Times bestseller. Start-Up Nation has been translated into over 30 languages and has been on bestseller lists in China, India, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.