Michael D Brown
- Former Under Secretary of Homeland Security
- Author, “Deadly Indifference”
- Politics & Popular Culture
Michael Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2001-2005. At the White House he served on the Consequence Management Committee, comprised of cabinet deputies, following the attacks of 9/11, and headed the White House transition team ... VIEW MORE
DHS: The Largest Government Reorganization Since World War II – An Insider’s View
The only presidential appointee to serve in a legacy agency, on the transition team, and ultimately as one of the top ... View More
Everything Worth Keeping Comes Through Dying
Learning while living what’s worth keeping is the only way to live. Storms come and go, but some things will always ... View More
Homeland Insecurity: Billions & Billions Later Are We really Safe(r)?
Congress rearranges the deck chairs, taxpayers spend billions, and bad things continue to happen. Are we really safer ... View More
Swept away by the storm, where do you go to get your reputation back?
Companies, individuals, organizations find themselves at the center of a public relations storm, their reputations in ... View More
- Mr. Brown gave an honest direct presentation that delved into the facts surrounding the Hurricane Katrina disaster, w/c facilitated greater understanding of the events during w/c the audience warmed & responded to Michael’s clear presentation and style.
- London Floodfighters Conference - London, England
- He spoke from the heart and everyone was enthralled with his dedication to help people in need & the fact he was not the typical "former federal employee" with a superiority complex. His personality & delivery made for a robust exchange of ideas.
- International Crisis Response Conference; Rome, Italy
- Michael Brown is a wonderfully likable, engaging and articulate speaker. . . . he doesn't shy away from difficult or uncomfortable topics in his presentations, and he handles challenging questions with grace and reason.
- Diana Nemergut, Professor & Director - University of Colorado Critical Thinking Seminar