Edward Goldberg is a leading expert on globalization and how geo-economic/political events will shape our lives. He teaches various courses related to globalization as well as international marketing and international trade at Zicklin Graduate School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. He is also on the adjunct faculty of the New York University Center for Global Affairs where he teaches International Political Economy as well as Emerging Markets. 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 etc. His new book, The Joint Ventured Nation: Why America Needs A New Foreign Policy will be plublished this fall by Skyhorse. The book is about the conflict between Globalization and Realpolitik.
At Annisa Group (www.annisagroup.com) his consulting firm, Mr. Goldberg has worked on global trade issues with such major companies as Goldman Sachs, Rockefeller Brother’s Fund, and Raiffeisen Zentralbank.
He is a much-quoted author, essayist and speaker on the subjects of globalization, international trade, U.S. economics, European-American relations, and U.S.-Russian relations. Among others, he has been cited by Thomas Friedman in The New York Times and in his book Hot Flat and Crowded, Roubini Global Economics, Yale Global on Line, and American Foreign Policy Interests. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and the Globalist. He has been interviewed by CNBC Television, Public Radio, CBS radio, The Hays Advantage-Bloomberg Radio, Associated Press Radio as well as Russian State Television.
Mr. Goldberg 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. He was a member of President Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Network Team for the 2008 Presidential election and was a member of Senator John Kerry's Russia and CIS Policy Team during the 2004 United States presidential election. In addition he testified at the United States Senate on matters relating to International Trade.
Mr. Goldberg has lectured at numerous prestigious institutions including:
• New York’s 92nd Street Y
• University of Pisa
• IESE Business School, University of Navarra
• The Kennan Institute
• Harriman Institute of Columbia University
• The New School
• Louisiana State University
• European Union Study Center of the City University of New York
• Weissman Center for International Business
Previously he founded and served as President of F.J. Elsner North America Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank (RZB) of Vienna, Austria, where he created a unique financing strategy that allowed the firm to become one of the leading companies exporting American Agricultural products.
He also served as Vice President, International Marketing and Principal for L.B. International a subsidiary of the Chilewich Group, one of the foremost American trading companies doing business with the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Asia.