The Rise of the Superclass, Lecture by David Rothkopf / Garten Rothkopf (2008)

About The Professor

David Rothkopf is the President and CEO of Garten Rothkopf, an international advisory firm specializing in emerging market investment and risk management services. A major focus of Garten Rothkopf's work is on new trends in Asia and Latin America, and the growth of alternative energy.

Previously, Rothkopf was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Intellibridge, a firm offering open-source intelligence and advisory services on international issues, after serving for two years as Managing Director of Kissinger Associates.

Rothkopf also served as a Senior Trade Official in the Clinton Administration. In this capacity, he played a central role in developing and directing the Administration's groundbreaking Big Emerging Markets Initiative.

A prolific writer, David Rothkopf is the author of more than 150 articles on international themes for publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and others. Among his more popular publications are Running the World: The Inside Story of the NSC and the Architects of American Power, and his most recent book, Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making, which examines the power of global elites and how they are shaping globalization.

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Last Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2008

David Rothkopf
David Rothkopf
Name: David Rothkopf
Institution: Stanford University