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Dan Steinbock

Research Director, International Business, India China America Institute

Dr. Dan Steinbock is Research Director of International Business at the India, China and America Institute. He has consulted for multinationals and SMEs, international organizations (OECD, EU, Nordic Council, Baltic Development Forum), cities (from Shanghai to Greater Helsinki) and governments.

He divides his time between the United States (New York City), Asia (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong) and occasionally Europe (Helsinki).

He is also Senior Fellow in Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, focusing on the G20 and the new global political economy, as well as Visiting Professor at the Shanghai Foreign Trade Institute.

He serves as Faculty Spokesman for the Forum to Advance Mobile Experience (FAME), an initiative by the CMO Council, whose strategic interest communities include over 20,000 global executives across nearly 100 countries. He also has various advisory tasks in the United States (including 1to1 Magazine, Fortune and BusinessWeek).

Dr. Steinbock is affiliated with the network of business schools led by the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness and Professor Michael E. Porter (Harvard Business School) and Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia School of Business). He cooperates with think tanks and research centers in the United States, Europe, China and India, ASEAN and the Persian Gulf.

He has moderated international corporate conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia, including with Jack Welch, the former CEO of GE. He regularly gives keynotes and policy briefs for trade associations, government agencies and international studies institutes, chambers of commerce and business councils in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Dr. Steinbock’s most recent work is Winning Across Global Markets: How Nokia Creates Strategic Advantage in a Fast-Changing World (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, May 2010) — the first independent account based on interviews with Nokia’s all key senior executives since the 1990s.

Articles by Dan Steinbock

Euro Crisis: Economic Turmoil, Political Backlash

How is the global economic crisis generating a political backlash — even in the prosperous core of the eurozone?

April 19, 2011

Brazil’s Potential in the Rousseff Era

Is Brazil's recent success sustainable over the coming decade?

March 21, 2011

Europe’s Debt Crisis: The Most Difficult Decisions Are Ahead

Why is the euro area's debt crisis only beginning — and how can it be overcome?

March 9, 2011

Egypt After Mubarak: New Era of Modernization?

How can Egypt stand at the edge of a new period of modernization and opening up in the Arab world?

February 15, 2011

Smartphone Rivalries: Apple's Global Challenges

What will it take for Apple to succeed in the global market?

August 10, 2010

Apple Vs. Nokia: The Smartphone Rivalry

Does winning globally require leadership in advanced and emerging nations?

August 9, 2010

Europe's Debt Crisis: Long-Term Economic Decline?

Is the turmoil over the euro accelerating the long-term erosion of Europe's economic power?

May 27, 2010

The Rest and the West

Is the debt crisis shifting economic growth to developing countries?

May 12, 2010

Shanghai and Hong Kong: China’s Emerging Global Financial Hubs

How have Shanghai and Hong Kong contributed profoundly to China's economic progress?

March 23, 2010