Chairman of the Board; Co-founder
vip:communications; Institute of Strategic Research
Darius is Chairman of the Board at vip:communications, a public relations, lobbying, and advertisement business. It is a leading Lithuanian company specializing in integrated communications for the private and public sector. Darius focuses on investing in regional media and business development in Central and Eastern Europe. He also co-founded the Institute of Strategic Research, a policy research and analysis organization. He was previously the Chief Domestic Policy Adviser to the President of Lithuania. Elected the youngest mayor in the history of Lithuania at age 26, Darius rose early to national prominence and established a track record for economic improvement and a reputation for ethical government. In 2004, Darius became manager of Valdas Adamkus’s presidential campaign and was credited with guiding Adamkus to victory.