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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?


By: Ken Stier
After three tours of duty in Iraq as an Army medic, Will White came back stateside with a business idea.

Michael Hendrix

Director, Emerging Issues & Research

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

As the director for emerging issues and research at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Michael Hendrix manages the Emerging Issues division’s programming, communications, and publications as well as its scholars, fellows, and researchers. He serves as an associate editor for the Foundation’s Business Horizon Quarterly (BHQ) journal and oversees the division's blog, with a focus on innovation, economic growth, entrepreneurship, and cities. In addition to these roles, Hendrix is a 2014 National Review Institute Washington Fellow.

Hendrix previously served as a program assistant at the Center for International Private Enterprise from 2009 to 2011, where he coordinated programs to institute market-oriented reforms around the world. Hendrix is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland with an M.A. (Hons) in International Relations and holds a Certificate in Strategy & Performance Management from Georgetown University. He began his undergraduate education at the College of William & Mary as a James Monroe Scholar.

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