Michael Anton is an American conservative essayist, speechwriter, and former private-equity executive who was a senior national security official in the Trump administration. He is currently a Lecturer in Politics and Research Fellow at Hillsdale College's Kirby Center in Washington, DC. He previously served in the administrations of California Governor Pete Wilson and New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Michael has extensive experience in the private sector and was educated at the Claremont Graduate University, St. John's College, and the University of California. He is also the author of the newly released book, The Stakes: America at the Point of No Return.