Daniel Johnson, AM ’82, regional studies—East Asia, GSA ’85, business economics, is founder of American Financial Systems, Inc., as well as Deferral.com, AFS Securities, LLC (a FINRA-registered broker-dealer) and several companies in Argentina and Mexico. These companies specialize in software or consulting with respect to the optimal funding or on-line administration of 409A Plans. He currently serves as CEO of American Financial Systems and AFS Securities. Fluent in Japanese, he has lived in East Asia and Latin America and has published research in fields from cellular immunology to finance. Johnson has helped promote the internationalization of the Graduate School Alumni Association Council, especially the Global Outreach Committee, served as its original co-chair and frequently travels to GSAS global outreach events. He has also served on the University Wide Alumni Outreach Committee and for six years on the Continuing Education Committee of the Harvard Alumni Association.