Joshua Cooper Ramo
Joshua Cooper Ramo is Managing Director at Kissinger Associates, a strategic advisory firm, and author of the geo-strategy book The Age of the Unthinkable. Trained as an economist, Joshua was the youngest Senior Editor / Foreign Editor in the history of TIME magazine. Among his many cover stories were the 1997 Man of the Year profile of Andy Grove and an award-winning profile of Kofi Annan. A Mandarin speaker, he divides his time between Beijing and New York and has been called “one of China’s leading foreign-born scholars.” He has been a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, co-founder of the US-China Young Leaders Forum, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Asia21 Leaders Program, and World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders for Tomorrow. He spent two sabbaticals working at AIDS hospices in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. An avid pilot, Joshua wrote No Visible Horizon about competitive aerobatic flying. He holds degrees from the University of Chicago and New York University.