Anu Partanen is a journalist originally from Finland, now based in New York City. In her native Finland she has held many positions ranging from managing editor to columnist, features writer to news reporter, lecturer to on-air commentator. She has been living in the United States since 2008, and her book "The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life" compares everyday life in the United States with life in the Nordic region. In 2009 she was a visiting staff reporter at Fortune magazine through the Innovation Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University, and more recently her work has been published in The New York Times and The Atlantic. She is a regular on-air commentator on the BBC World Service.