President and CEO, National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Joseph Daniels is president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the organization dedicated to building the monument honoring the victims of 9/11. Daniels directs planning, construction, development, and operations for the project, which is expected to host millions of people each year. He has led the organization to many accomplishments, including a fundraising campaign in excess of $390 million from 300,000 people from all 50 states and 38 foreign countries. Prior to his work with the memorial, Daniels was chief of external initiatives at the Robin Hood Foundation, leading the expansion and rollout of the Library Initiative, which put state-of-the-art libraries into under-performing New York City elementary schools. Before he joined Robin Hood, Daniels was a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and practiced law.