Michael A. Daniels
Network Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Daniels serves as
Chairman of Network Solutions, Inc. He acquired Network Solutions, Inc., in March 1995. He
refocused the company strategy, brought it under management of SAIC, and in September 1997
led the company through a successful initial public offering.
Inc., has been a pioneer and leader in the global Internet industry as the global
registrar of top-level domain (TLD) names ending in .com, .net and .org.
In addition to the
leadership of Network Solutions, Inc., Mr. Daniels serves as Sector Vice President of
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a $4B high technology firm. SAIC is
the largest employee-owned scientific, technical, and engineering professional services
firm based in the United States. He is also SAIC's Senior Manager for Global Internet
Business Strategy. He has been involved in acquisitions, commercial, federal and
international business transactions and 5-10 year growth plans for SAIC and Network
Mr. Daniels has more
than 25 years of business management experience in high technology industries. He has a
successful track record of entrepreneurial action focusing on building high growth
Mr. Daniels has been
active in industry organizations and community affairs. He served as Chairman of the
Northern Virginia Technology Council (1997-1998), one of the largest technology councils
in the United States with over 1000 member firms. At the Northern Virginia
Technology Council, he led the efforts on (1) workforce, (2) regional cooperation in the
Greater Washington area, and (3) local-state-federal focus on policy issues of concern to
"New Economy Firms" in the Internet and Electronic Commerce business areas. He
has served as an Advisor to the White House (National Security Council), as a U.S.
National Commissioner to UNESCO, and as a member of the United States Trade
Representative's International Investment Policy Advisory Committee (INPAC). He has been
active for many years in the Boy Scouts of America and is currently President of the Boy
Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council, the largest volunteer youth organization
in the Washington, D.C., area. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the
Potomac Knowledgeway and a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia