Carlos Gutierrez

35th United States Secretary of Commerce

Carlos Miguel Gutierrez (originally Gutiérrez; born November 4, 1953) is a Cuban-born American businessman and politician. He was the United States Secretary of Commerce from 2005 until 2009 during the George W. Bush presidency. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of EmPath.[1]

Carlos Gutierrez
Carlos Gutierrez official portrait.jpg
35th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
February 7, 2005 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byDonald Evans
Succeeded byGary Locke
Personal details
Carlos Miguel Gutiérrez

(1953-11-04) November 4, 1953 (age 69)
Havana, Cuba
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Edilia Gutierrez
EducationMonterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Querétaro

Gutierrez is a former Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Kellogg Company.[2]

In August 2016, Gutierrez supported Hillary Clinton for president and criticized Donald Trump's economic plans.[3] In 2020, he supported Joe Biden for president.[4]


  1. "EmPath | EmPath - Skills Intelligence Software as a Service Platform". Retrieved 2020-09-08.
  2. Strong Praise for Carlos Gutierrez Archived February 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Kopan, Tal (August 14, 2016). "Former Bush official supporting Clinton: Trump could be economic 'disaster'". CNN. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  4. "43 Alumni for Biden". Retrieved 2020-08-27.