William H. McRaven

Former Commander, Special Operations-Europe at U.S. Department of Defense

William H. McRaven

William H. McRaven

Former Commander, Special Operations-Europe at U.S. Department of Defense

Overview
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2950

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1956 - Pinehurst, NC, United States

Age

65

Number of Awards

1

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Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at The Atlantic Council of the United States

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Hills & Co.

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President at Council on Foreign Relations

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Editor-in-Chief, the Chronicle at Council on Foreign Relations

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Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director & Executive Vice President at Council on Foreign Relations

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Chief of Staff to the President at Council on Foreign Relations

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Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors at Council on Foreign Relations

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Senior Vice President, Studies Director & Maurice R. Greenberg Chair at Council on Foreign Relations

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Director & Vice President-Meetings at Council on Foreign Relations

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Director & Vice President-Development at Council on Foreign Relations

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William H. McRaven
Former Commander, Special Operations-Europe at U.S. Department of Defense
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Professional at Palantir Technologies, Inc.

Palantir Technologies, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the development of data integration and software solutions. It operates through the Commercial and Government segments. The Commercial segment offers services to clients in the private sector. The Government segment provides solutions to the United States (US) federal government and non-US governments. It offers automotive, financial compliance, legal intelligence, mergers and acquisitions solutions. Its products include Palantir Gotham and Palantir Foundry. The company was founded by Stephen Cohen, Nathan Dale Gettings, Joseph Lonsdale, Alexander C. Karp, and Peter Andreas Thiel in 2003 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Spouse
Member, Board of Directors at Special Operations Warrior Foundation

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school; and offers family and educational counseling, including in-home tutoring, to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation also provides immediate financial assistance to severely wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel.

Education
Master's Degree
Class of 1991

The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism
Class of 1977

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Career History
Admiral
Prior

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is larger than the next 13 largest navies combined in terms of battle fleet tonnage, according to one estimate. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 10 in service, one under construction (two planned), and two in reserve. The service has 317,054 personnel on active duty and 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.

Commander, Special Operations-Europe
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Department of Defense is America's oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation. The Defense Department manages an inventory of installations and facilities to keep Americans safe. The Department’s physical plant is huge by any standard, consisting of more than several hundred thousand individual buildings and structures located at more than 5,000 different locations or sites. When all sites are added together, the Department of Defense utilizes over 30 million acres of land.

Head
Prior - 2014

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM or SOCOM) is the Unified Combatant Command charged with overseeing the various Special Operations Component Commands of the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps of the United States Armed Forces. The command is part of the Department of Defense and is the only Unified Combatant Command legislated into being by the U.S. Congress. USSOCOM is headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

ConocoPhillips engages in the exploration, production, transportation and marketing of crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, natural gas liquids and liquefied natural gas on a worldwide basis. It operates through the following geographical segments: Alaska; Lower 48; Canada; Europe and North Africa; Asia Pacific and Middle East; Other International; and Corporate & Other. The Alaska segment primarily explores for, produces, transports and markets crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. The Lower 48 segment is consist of operations in the U.S. Lower 48 states and the Gulf od Mexico. The Canada segment is comprised of oil sands development in the Athabasca Region of northeastern Alberta and a liquids-rich unconventional play in western Canada. The Europe and North Africa segment is consist of operations and exploration activities in Norway, the United Kingdom and Libya. The Asia Pacific and Middle East segment has explorations and product operations in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia; production operations in Qatar and Timor-Leste; and exploration activities in Brunei. The Other International segment handles exploration activities in Columbia and Chile. The Corporate and Other segment is comprised of interest expense, premiums incurred on the early retirement of debt, corporate overhead, certain technology activities, as well as licensing revenues received. The company was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Trustee
2018 - Current

The International Crisis Group (United States), a subsidiary of International Crisis Group, is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC. The firm provides social services. It was founded in 1995 by Morton I. Abramowitz. Robert Malley has been the CEO since 2018.The company says this about itself: Crisis Group is the world's premier conflict prevention organisation, with 120 staff covering 55 wars and crises around the globe. The Board includes 47 individuals from 31 countries. Crisis Group's work is based on its analysts' field research, which involves talking to all parties; on sharp analysis of conflict dynamics; and on the development and global advocacy of pragmatic, principled solutions to prevent, mitigate or resolve deadly conflict. From helping shepherd and preserve the Colombian peace deal to averting a catastrophic assault on the Yemeni port city of Hodeida; from contributing core ideas for the Iran nuclear deal to sounding alarm bells over Nigeria's herder-farmer violence and Cameroon's Anglophone crisis, Crisis Group makes a real difference.

Director
2020 - Current

The Mission Continues empowers veterans facing the challenge of adjusting to life at home to find new missions. It redeploys veterans in their communities, so that their shared legacy will be one of action and service. Through the Mission Continues, veterans serve their country in new ways by engaging in its innovative and action-oriented programs. The first, The Mission Continues’ Fellowship, harnesses veterans’ strengths, skills, and their compassion and empowers them to volunteer with non-profit organizations in their community on a daily basis. The second, The Mission Continues’ Service Platoons, brings teams of veterans who are working together with partners at the local level to build stronger communities and tackle pressing issues. It focus the innate spirit of service demonstrated by the men and women of the US military. It mobilizes wide-ranging support from volunteers, non-profit organizations and donors. And together it is able to solve some of the most challenging issues facing nations communities. Through this unique model that provides reciprocal benefit for the veteran and the local community, veterans volunteer to help others and, through their service, build new skills and networks that help them successfully transition home.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict.

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$1 - $10K
2019

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $10K
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$250 - $999
2018

Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs throughout the United States. We train dogs of the highest pedigree and provide them and our life-changing services to people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges such as vision loss or the loss of a parent in the military - all at no cost to the recipients.Our services include selective breeding and expert dog training; comprehensive on-campus student instruction; and lifetime graduate follow-up support. We rely 100% on private donations and receive no government funding. Southeastern Guide Dogs has the distinction of being dually accredited by the two premier, global accreditation bodies: the International Guide Dog Federation and Assistance Dogs International. www.GuideDogs.org

Awards & Honors
Rank #17
2012
Foreign Policy magazine - Top 100 Global Thinkers
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