Henrik F. Rasmussen is the president of Argonne Ventures, a company focused on international business expansion and investment projects. He is also the chairman of the Center for Expeditionary Economics, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in post-conflict and post-disaster zones around the world.
An entrepreneur and an immigrant from Denmark to the United States, Rasmussen has founded or co-founded several companies focused on finance, technology, and international trade. He has also been active in the public debate on both sides of the Atlantic as a long-time advocate of American global leadership and the ideals of the American founding.
Rasmussen served as a platoon commander in the Royal Danish Army before moving to the United States in 2000 and becoming a U.S. citizen in 2010. He holds an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
On June 18, 1940, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill steeled his people for the Battle of Britain with a stirring speech in the House of Commons that concluded: “Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves, that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.’” Continue Reading...