Andrew N. Liveris is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company, a $54 billion global specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics company based in Midland, Michigan. An advocate for the criticality of manufacturing, Liveris serves as Co-Chair of President Obama's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. He is also the author of Make It in America which presents a comprehensive set of practical policy solutions and business strategies for reviving this important sector. Liveris sits on the board of directors of IBM, is vice chairman of the Business Council, vice chair of the Business Roundtable and a member of the President's Export Council. He serves as president and chairman of the Board of the International Council of Chemical Associations. He serves as a trustee for the Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow Foundation, United States Council for International Business (USCIB), and Tufts University. A chemical engineering graduate, Liveris continues to support his alma mater as the inaugural chair of the University of Queensland in America Foundation.