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Rothkopf, 56, is author of Running the World, called by The New York Times “the definitive history of the National Security Council,” and Superclass, cited by The Economist as “a pioneering study” of the world’s power elite. His next book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government—and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, is due out from Farrar, Straus & Giroux next month. He is a well-known commentator and writer, having contributed to scores of leading publications and broadcast outlets worldwide. He is also a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Previously, Rothkopf served as CEO of Intellibridge Corporation and prior to that as managing director of Kissinger Associates, the consultancy founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Immediately prior to joining Kissinger Associates, he served as Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, having joined the Clinton Administration as Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade Policy. Before entering government, he was the co-founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of International Media Partners, Inc., publishers of Emerging Markets newspapers and CEO Magazine. He started his work in media as an award-winning television producer and later was a senior executive at Financial World Magazine and subsequently at Institutional Investor Magazine.