Event Details

Friday, April 20, 2018

INDIA: CEO luncheon roundtable with The Honorable Kenneth I. Juster, Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of India

Event Information

Date & time

Friday, April 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Washington, DC


Amanda Knarr at +1-202-848-1009 or aknarr@bciu.org

This is an off-the-record CEO luncheon roundtable with The Honorable Kenneth I. Juster, Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of India.

Additional hosting opportunities are available.

For more information, please contact Amanda Knarr at aknarr@bciu.org or +1-202-848-1009.


Biographical Information

Kenneth I. Juster became the 25th United States Ambassador to the Republic of India on November 23, 2017, when he presented his letter of credence to the President of India. 

Ambassador Juster previously served from January to June 2017 as the Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council.  He was a senior member of both the National Security Council staff and the National Economic Council staff.

Previously, Ambassador Juster was a Partner and Managing Director, from 2010 to 2017, at Warburg Pincus, where he focused on a broad range of issues, including geopolitical risk, global public policy, and regulatory matters relating to the firm’s investment activities and portfolio companies.  From 2005 to 2010, Ambassador Juster was Executive Vice President of Law, Policy, and Corporate Strategy at Salesforce.com, a software company that pioneered cloud computing for business enterprises.

Ambassador Juster served as U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce from 2001 to 2005, in charge of the Bureau of Industry and Security.   In addition, he co-founded and served as the U.S. Chair of the U.S.-India High Technology Cooperation Group and was one of the key architects of the Next Steps in Strategic Partnership initiative between the United States and India. 

From 1992 to 1993, Ambassador Juster served as the Acting Counselor of the U.S. Department of State, and from 1989 to 1992, he was the Deputy and Senior Adviser to Deputy Secretary of State Lawrence S. Eagleburger.

Ambassador Juster holds a Juris Doctorate from the Harvard Law School, a Master of Public Policy from the John. F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard College.