Michael C. Maibach is a seasoned professional in global business diplomacy, with successful careers at the European-American Business Council, Intel and Caterpillar.
From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Maibach was President & CEO of the European-American Business Council. He grew membership from 7 to 75 companies, and opened the EABC Brussels office. (2003 – 2012)
In 2001, Mr. Maibach was appointed Senior Vice President of Siebel Systems. He created Siebel’s Government Affairs Department, opened their Washington Office. The policy focus was on eCommerce.
In 1983 he established Intel’s Government Affairs Department while assistant to Intel co-founder Dr. Robert Noyce, inventor of the integrated circuit. Maibach also worked closely with Dr. Gordon Moore (Moore’s Law), and Dr. Andrew Grove. He opened Intel’s Washington, Brussels… and Beijing offices. Maibach was named Intel’s first Vice President of Global Government Affairs in 1996. (1983 – 2001)
In 1976 Mr. Maibach joined the Caterpillar Tractor Co. as a machine shop foreman. He then served as a Government Affairs Manager in Illinois, California, and Washington DC. (1976 – 1983)
Mr. Maibach is a former Board member of the American Electronics Association, the Information Technology Industry Council, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Tocqueville Forum/Georgetown University, BritishAmericanBusiness, the Center for the Study of the Presidency… and the World Affairs Councils of America. He also served on the Optimos, Inc. Board of Advisor and was a Senior Fellow with the Aspen Institute’s 21st Century Manufacturing Program.
Today he serves on the Boards of the Witherspoon Institute, the Washington Jefferson & Madison Institute, the Faith & Law Institute, the John Jay Institute, the Caesar Rodney Institute, the Foreign Policy Discussion Group, and the Advisory Boards of the Institute of World Politics, and the Center for Policy On Emerging Technologies.
Mr. Maibach earned a BA & MA from Northern Illinois University, a BA from California State University, a BS from American University, an MA from Georgetown University, and an MA from the Institute of World Politics (IWP) (pending language exam). He did graduate work at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, the Universidad Ibero-Americana/Mexico, and the Institute for International Studies & Training/Japan. Mr. Maibach has lectured at 40+ US universities, and has been an Adjunct Professor at the Anglo-American College in Prague, and at IWP in Washington DC. He is currently enrolled in Ashland University’s American History & Government MA Program. Mr. Maibach has published 70+ essays on American history, society, global trade and competitiveness, and has visited 62 countries. He speaks fluent English, and conversational Spanish.