John Manzella is a world-recognized author and keynote speaker on global business, emerging risks, competitive strategies, and the latest economic trends. His valuable insight, analysis and strategic direction have been vital to many of the world's largest corporations and associations preparing for the business, economic and political challenges ahead.
John has written hundreds of articles and several books, including Global America: Understanding Global and Economic Trends and How To Ensure Competitiveness, Grasping Globalization: It’s Impact and Your Corporate Response, and Mexico & NAFTA: The Real Impact. His op-eds have been nationally syndicated and his views have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, NPR, Xinhua (China), La Jornada (Mexico) and Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore). Additionally, he is a contributing writer for American City Business Journals, owner of 43 metropolitan weekly publications.
John also is founder of both the ManzellaReport.com, a premier source for global business and economic analysis, and Manzella Trade Communications Inc., a public affairs, publishing and consulting firm with a focus on global business and today's leading economic issues. Additionally, he is Chief Strategy Officer of Ignition Life Solutions, a global enterprise risk management consulting firm, chair of the Upstate New York District Export Council, a position appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Northeast Regional Legislative Coordinator for the National Association of District Export Councils, and former President and CEO of World Trade Center BN.