Joshua Cooper Ramo

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(deep state functionary?)
BornDecember 14, 1968
Alma materUniversity of Chicago, New York University
Member ofKissinger Associates, WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/2000, WEF/Young Global Leaders/2006
Kissinger protegé

Joshua Cooper Ramo is vice chairman and co-chief executive of Kissinger Associates, the consulting firm of former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.[1] He is also the author of several non-fiction books including The Age of the Unthinkable and The Seventh Sense.

Early life and education

Rаmo was rаised in Los Ranchos, New Mexico, on the Rio Grande.[2] He began flying in his late teens and later wrote the book No Visible Horizon about his experiences as a competitive aerobatic pilot.[3] Ramo holds a bachelor's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in economics from New York University.

Journalism career

Ramo began his career as a journalist at Newsweek in 1993. He joined Time magazine in 1996 when he was hired by Walter Isaacson. Ramo oversaw the magazine’s digital operations and ran Time‍ '​s digital magazine while also covering technology. In 1998, he became foreign editor of Time, overseeing the magazine's international coverage. He was the youngest senior editor and foreign editor in the history of Time Magazine. During his tenure at the magazine, he wrote more than 20 domestic and international cover stories.[4]

Business career

Prompted by an interest in business and global affairs, Ramo moved to Beijing in 2002. He worked with John L. Thornton, a former president of Goldman Sachs, in China from 2003-2005, when he joined Kissinger Associates as managing director. In 2011, he became vice chairman of Kissinger Associates. In 2015, he became co-chief executive officer.[5]

Fluent in Mandarin, Ramo currently divides his time between Beijing and New York, and serves as advisor to large corporations and investors with a particular focus on large-scale cross-border transactions. He additionally serves on the Board of Directors of Starbucks and Federal Express.[6][7]`


Ramo has been a member of the Leaders 21 project, a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a “Young Global Leader” and “Global Leader of Tomorrow” of the World Economic Forum, a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a co-founder of the US-China Young Leaders Forum.[8]


Event Participated in

WEF/Annual Meeting/201126 January 201130 January 2011Switzerland
World Economic Forum
2230 guests in Davos