“Thought leader on globalization and how geo/political events can shape our lives- America & the world, Globlaization, International economics, Emerging Markets, EU, US/Russia.”

Having spent his entire life moving between the worlds of international trade and trade finance as well as between US and Russian business and academia, Edward Goldberg has a unique and realistic understanding of globalization and international- political economics.

He teaches globalization, international business, and international trade at Baruch College of the City University of New York’s Zicklin School of Business is and on the adjunct faculty of the New York University Center for Global Affairs where he teaches International Political Economy and Emerging Markets. This past December he was awarded a grant by New York University’s Center for Global Affairs for research on his forthcoming book , “Joint Venture Rivals- When Foreign Policy Meets Globalization”.

Through his consulting firm, Annisa Group, Goldberg has worked on global issues with such major companies as Goldman Sachs, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and Raiffeisen Zentralbank.

His name appears on Tom Keene of Bloomberg Surveillance list of 193 people to watch/follow in academic & market economics, with a touch of international relations. This list includes Paul Krugman, Martin Wolf, and Lawrence Summers.

An oft-quoted essayist, Goldberg has been cited by Thomas Friedman in The New York Times and in his book Hot Flat and Crowded. His piece, “To Paraphrase Mark Twain-Rumors of America’s Death are Greatly Exaggerated appeared in the New York Times Blog. He has also been cited in Roubini Global Economics, Yale Global on Line, Fiscal Times, and American Foreign Policy Interests. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, the Globalist and Real Clear World. He has been interviewed by CNBC Television, Public Radio, CBS radio, Bloomberg Radio, the Associated Press Radio, Al- Jazeera America TV, NDTV of India, TV 4 Group of Sweden as well as Russian State Television.

Expertly versed in the language of globalization, global politics and economics, European-American relations, and international trade, Edward Goldberg has delivered keynotes at some of the leading business schools in the world, including Insead and ISE. Certain to provide the most pertinent discussion topics—including how the Euro crisis will impact the US and the rest of the world—Goldberg makes these complicated global issues approachable and easily comprehensible.

Goldberg lectured at CEDEP/INSEAD on the subject of questioning rather than assuming cultural and historical difference in creating success in a semi-flat world. He has also lectured on global business strategy at IESE. In addition he has lectured at the Kennan Institute, the Harriman Institute of Columbia University, the New School, LSU, and the European Union Study Center of the City University of New York, as well as the Weissman Center for International Business. He represented the United States Department of State at the International Conference on International Relations and Problems of Globalization in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he delivered the opening address.