Joshua Cooper Ramo is an international best-selling author, co-chief executive officer and vice chairman of Kissinger Associates and a member of the boards of directors of FedEx and Starbucks.
One of the leading authorities on China, Ramo is a Mandarin speaker who has been called “one of China’s leading foreign-born scholars” by the World Economic Forum, Ramo has spent more than a decade witnessing, firsthand, the remarkable rise of a superpower. His papers on China's development, including "The Beijing Consensus" and "Brand China," have been widely distributed in China and abroad.
Ramo has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders for Tomorrow, The Leaders Project, The Asia Society 21 Group, a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a founder of the US-China Young Leaders Forum, and Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He has written three defining books - "The Seventh Sense," “The Age of the Unthinkable,” and “No Visible Horizon".