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John Manzella          

World-Recognized Speaker, Author & Nationally Syndicated Columnist on Global Business, trade policy, labor, and the Latest Economic Trends

John Manzella is a world-recognized speaker, author of several books, and a nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends. His valuable insight, analysis and strategic direction have been vital to many of the world's largest corporations and associations preparing for the business, economic and political challenges ahead.

John’s views have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, NPR, Houston Chronicle, Denver Post, and other publications in China, Mexico and around the globe.

His books include Global America: Understanding Global and Economic Trends and How To Ensure Competitiveness, Grasping Globalization: It’s Impact and Your Corporate Response, and Mexico & NAFTA: The Real Impact.

John is founder of both the ManzellaReport.com, a premier source for global business and economic analysis, and Manzella Trade Communications, Inc., a public affairs, publishing and consulting firm. He also is chair of the Upstate New York District Export Council, a position appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Chief Strategy Officer of Ignition Life Solutions, a global enterprise risk management consulting firm, former Executive Director of goTRADE New York, an advocacy coalition sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based Business Roundtable, and former President and CEO of World Trade Center BN.

John's speaking topics can be customized an include international business and trade policy, U.S. and global economics, business trends and emerging risks, and skills, automation and workforce.

Speech Topics


International business and trade policy (focus on China, NAFTA and EU)

U.S. and global economics

Skills, automation, workforce and immigration

Manzella/Navarrette conversation on trade and immigration

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