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Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff

Executive Chairman, The Chertoff Group & Fmr. Secretary of Homeland Security

Michael Chertoff is the executive chairman and co-founder of The Chertoff Group, a global advisory firm that provides business strategy, risk management, and mergers and acquisition advisory services to clients seeking to secure and grow their enterprises.  From 2005 to 2009, Chertoff served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he led the federal government’s efforts to protect our nation from a wide range of security threats, including blocking would-be terrorists from crossing our borders or implementing their plans if they were already in the country. Earlier in his career, Chertoff served as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division.

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