The Honorable Ivan Selin, Ph.D.

NMAH Board Alumnus; Founding Chairman; CEO, Phoenix International

Ivan Selin is CEO of Phoenix International, a private investment firm specializing in technology and energy, of enumerate Solutions, Inc, a software start-up firm, and of BZL Technology, a biotech start-up.  Previously, Dr. Selin served as Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Under Secretary of State for Management, Founder and Chairman of American Management Systems, Inc., and Assistant Secretary for Systems Analysis for the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Selin served as founding Chairman of the Board for the National Museum of American History from 1996-2003. He is also a former member of the Smithsonian National Board.  Dr. and Mrs. Selin provided the essential funding for the Selin Welcome Center at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Dr. Selin resides in Washington, DC.