· Economics & Political
Editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine
Editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine, Moisés Naím, relaunched what is now one of the world′s leading publications on international affairs and winner of the 2003 and 2007 National Magazine Award for General excellence.
Dr. Naím has written extensively on international politics and economics. His opinion columns appear every Sunday in “El Pais”, Spain′s leading newspaper, and are reprinted by most major newspapers in the Spanish-speaking world. Naim′s articles also appear regularly in Italy’s “L′Espresso” and often in “The Washington Post”, “The Los Angeles Times”, “The New York Times”, “Newsweek”, and “TIME”. For the last ten years, his "Missing Links" column in Foreign Policy magazine has exposed the surprising effects of the many ways in which the world is now interconnected.
Moisés Naím, is the author or editor of eight books including “Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy”, which was selected by the Washington Post as one of the best nonfiction books of 2005. Illicit is published in 14 languages and is the subject of a TV special produced by National Geographic and PBS and released for worldwide distribution in 2008. He is a frequent commentator on US, European and Latin American radio and television and a frequent keynote speaker at major international business conferences.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy, Population Action International, the International Crisis Group and of the World Economic Forum′s International Media Council, which is composed of the 100 most influential media figures in the world and actually he presents an interview program on the Venezuelan Television, NTN 24, called "Efecto Naím".
Moisés Naím previously served as an Executive Director at the World Bank and directed policy studies on economic reforms at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He also served as Venezuela’s Minister of Trade and Industry in the early 1990′s. Prior to his ministerial position, he was Professor and Dean at IESA, a business school and research center in Venezuela.
He was included by the World Economic Forum as a member of the International Media Council and also chairs the Group of Fifty, an organization formed by business leaders from Latin America and is member of the board of the National Endowment for Democracy and Population Action International.
Moisés Naim is a dynamic speaker, providing business leaders with ideas for entertaining and to address global challenges.
• World Economy