Hamilton Jordan directed Jimmy
Carter’s campaign for the presidency and served as Carter’s chief-of-staff; he
later wrote the bestselling book Crisis,
which recounts Carter’s secret negotiations to free the American hostages in
Iran. Since his Washington days, he has been an investor, advisor, and board
member of a variety of successful companies and start-ups. He currently works
very closely with several nonprofit organizations dedicated to medical
research. He lives in Atlanta.