Brilliant previously served as vice president for Asia where he developed the largest Asia policy shop in Washington, D.C. He has led numerous broad-based business coalitions working on strengthening U.S.-China relations and promoting free trade agreements with Singapore, Australia, and South Korea.
The January 2007 Washingtonian magazine dubbed Brilliant a key player in its “Who’s Who Guide” of influential leaders on U.S.-China economic policy. Brilliant is frequently quoted in the media and is a regular guest on CNBC, CNN, and other news programs.
Brilliant serves as president of the U.S.-Korea Business Council, an organization committed to strengthening U.S.-Korea economic ties. He also serves on the boards of the U.S.-New Zealand Council and the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council and on the advisory boards of Gale International and the Asia Society’s Washington Office.
Before joining the Chamber in 1994, Brilliant was an attorney with Stewart and Stewart in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in international trade and published a number of articles on international trade issues.
Brilliant received his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law and his B.A. in government and politics from the University of Maryland. He is married and has three children. « less
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