PRESIDENT, DEFENSE AND AEROSPACE COUNCIL (DAC), VICE PRESIDENT, U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Keith Webster brings 30 years of experience leading international policy formulation and implementation to the Chamber of Commerce. He was awarded the rank of officer in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in May 2019, the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service in 2017, and the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award in 2015. Keith was knighted in 2012 by the ambassador of France to the U.S.
Before joining the Chamber, Keith served the Department of Defense with distinction. He was the director of International Cooperation from 2012 to 2017 and has years of expertise in foreign sales of military equipment and services, international agreements, and technology security foreign disclosure processes. He is also an acquisition-certified official.
Keith received his M.A. in international relations from Catholic University and his B.S. in business finance from Towson State University. He is on the board of directors of HENSOLDT Inc. and a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Mercure Global LLC and Lone Star Analysis.