Nien Su is Chief Executive Officer of Artemis ESG, Inc., a minority-owned business specializing in corporate public affairs and customized risk solutions for operators in food/agriculture, biotech/pharmaceutical, and transportation industries. Nien is a trusted counselor to corporate executives and elected public officials in the areas of food safety, corporate social responsibility, and reputation.
Nien is a public policy and food industry executive with over 20 years of experience in business and the U.S. Government. Nien’s public service includes high-level positions in Congress and the Bush Administration overseeing U.S. trade and foreign policy. Nien was a founding member of Walmart’s Food Safety Collaboration Center, a $25 million organization located in Beijing, China. Nien led the due diligence effort developing the Center, and he directed a $4.5 million food safety innovation partnership between Walmart Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology focused on leveraging artificial intelligence to strengthen supply chain management.
As Chief Economic Advisor to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the U.S. Congress, Nien worked with many American and international businesses to enact pro-growth legislation, overcome unnecessary regulatory obstacles, and promote free trade. In 2017-2018, Nien successfully settled a high-level landing rights disputes between China Airlines, Ontario International Airport, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As a direct result of Nien’s engagement, China Airlines launched its daily nonstop service linking Ontario, California with Taipei and the rest of Asia.
Nien is a member of the Board of Trustees of the prestigious U.S.-Asia Institute. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management. Nien earned an MBA from the University of Arkansas and both a MA and BA from the George Washington University.