Richard F. Celeste Richard is president of Colorado College, and David is president of the Asia Strategy Initiative

Richard F. Celeste is president of Colorado College, a special advisor
to the U.S.-India Business Council and a senior director for South
Asia at Stonebridge International. He previously served as U.S.
ambassador to India (1997-2001), governor of Ohio (1982-1990), and
director of the Peace Corps (1979-81). Earlier, Ambassador Celeste
served as lieutenant governor (1974-78) and state representative
(1970-74) in Ohio, and was a staff assistant to the U.S. ambassador to
India from 1963-67. From 2007-09, he served as co-chair of the Joint
Task Force on Enhancing India-U.S. Cooperation in the Global
Innovation Economy.