Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, MD with offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. In 2014, Anirban was appointed Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission by Governor Larry Hogan; he currently also serves as Chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee, Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors, and Chief Economic Advisor to CFMA. In 2007 and 2016, the Daily Record selected Anirban as one of Maryland’s 50 Most Influential People, and in 2010, the Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 Most Powerful Business Leaders. Anirban currently serves on boards for St. Mary’s College, the University System of Maryland Foundation, the Center for Emerging Media, the Lyric Opera House, and the Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.