David Rothkopf: Free-Market Evangelists Face a Lonely Fate

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davidrothkopfDavid Rothkopf serves as president and chief executive of Garten Rothkopf. Rothkopf is also a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he has written Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power and Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making. Rothkopf also chairs the Carnegie Economic Strategy Roundtable, which examines the nexus between market concerns and U.S. economic policy making, as well as the National Strategic Investment Dialogue, a forum convening leading institutional investors as they consider critical issues of investment strategy. He is also a member of the advisory boards of the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Johns Hopkins/Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Center for Global Development and the Center for the Study of the Presidency.

Prior to the establishment of Garten Rothkopf, Rothkopf was chairman, CEO and co-founder of Intellibridge Corporation, a leading provider of international analysis and open-source intelligence for the U.S. national security community and selected investors, financial organizations and other corporations. Before founding Intellibridge, Rothkopf was managing director of Kissinger Associates, the international advisory firm founded and chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger. Immediately previous to joining Kissinger Associates, Rothkopf served as Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade. In this capacity, Rothkopf directed the 2400 employees of the International Trade Administration including the U.S. Commercial Service, the International Economic Policy Bureau, the Bureau of Import Administration and the Bureau of Trade Development. He joined the Clinton Administration in 1993 as Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade Policy Development.

Before joining the Clinton Administration, Rothkopf was co-founder, chairman and CEO of International Media Partners, Inc., publishers of CEO Magazine, Emerging Markets newspapers and organizers of the CEO Institutes. Previously, Rothkopf served as a senior executive and editor at Institutional Investor, Inc. and in similar capacities at Financial World Magazine.

Rothkopf is a frequently cited commentator in leading publications and has appeared as a guest addressing a wide variety of foreign policy issues on most major English-language broadcast networks worldwide. He is the author of over 150 articles on international investment, economic, and policy themes and has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, the Philadelphia Inquirer and other leading newspapers. He has also written for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Economy, the Journal of International Affairs and a variety of other magazines. He is the author, co-author, co-editor and contributor to a variety of books, in addition to those mentioned above, including The Global Century: Globalization and National Security (National Defense University), Cuba: The Contours of Change (Lynn Rienner Publishers), The Price of Peace: Emergency Economic Intervention and U.S. Foreign Policy (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), The Common Market: Uniting the European Community (Franklin Watts) and The Big Emerging Markets (Bernan Press).