Mike Daniels is a visiting fellow in the Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy at AEI, where he focuses on policies affecting the information technology sector, with a particular focus on Internet governance and cybersecurity. 

Daniels has served in senior advisory positions at the White House and the National Security Council and held positions with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and US National Commission for UNESCO. He currently serves as chairman of the Logistics Management Institute and Invincea Inc. He writes on a wide range of issues, including Internet security, privacy, and technology policy, and is coauthor of “Names, Numbers and Network Solutions: The Monetization of the Internet” (2013). He has also served as chairman or on the board of directors for more than 20 prominent technology organizations and councils. 


Chairman, Logistics Management Institute, 2007–Present

Chairman, Invincea, 2010–Present

Board of Directors, Blackberry, 2014–Present

Board of Directors, CACI International, 2013–Present

Board of Directors, Mercury Systems, 2010–Present

Board of Directors, Acentia, 2011–Present

Chairman, Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2008–2009

Chairman, GlobalLogic, 2007–2013

Board of Directors, Sybase, 2007–2010

Board of Directors, Initiate Systems, 2007–2010

Chairman and CEO, Mobile365, 2005–2006

Board of Directors, Apogen Technologies, 2004–2005

Board of Directors, VeriSign, 2000–2001

Chairman, Northern Virginia Technology Council, 1997–1998

Chairman and CEO, Network Solutions, 1995–2000

Senior Vice President, SAIC, 1986–2004

Member, US National Commission to UNESCO, 1982–1986

Member, International Investment Policy Advisory Committee, United States Trade Representative, 1982–1986

Senior Adviser to the White House, Technology, 1981–1987

Senior Adviser to the National Security Council, 1981–1987

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/Office of Naval Research, 1969–1971


J.D., University of Missouri School of Law

M.A., Northwestern University

B.S., Northwestern University