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Joshua Cooper Ramo is Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kissinger Associates. His clients include some of the largest corporations and investors in the world. He has served as lead China advisor on more than $50 billion of transactions. He is a Director of the Starbucks and FedEx corporations. Joshua, a Mandarin speaker who divides his time between New York and Beijing, is the author of two New York Times best-selling books, The Age of the Unthinkable (2009) and The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune and Survival in the Age of Networks (2016). His paper about Chinese economics called “The Beijing Consensus,” led the World Economic Forum to name him as one of China’s “leading foreign-born scholars.” Joshua has been a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Asia21 project, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders for Tomorrow, and a founder of the US-China Young Leaders Forum. He won an Emmy and Peabody award for his work with NBC Television during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Prior to entering the advisory business, Joshua was the youngest Foreign Editor and Senior Editor in the history of TIME Magazine, where he wrote 15 cover stories and won numerous awards. His first book, No Visible Horizon, chronicled his experiences as a competitive aerobatic pilot. Joshua is a member of the 2002 Class of Henry Crown Fellows with the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.