Founder and Director of the Global Strategy Project (GSP)
Combining international private sector experience with deep insight into global politics, Marco Vicenzino is a leading expert on the events, issues, and developments that drive world affairs.
Consistently featured through leading media outlets such as CNN, BBC, NBC, Fox, Al Jazeera, National Public Radio and many others, his sought after opinion has appeared in The New York Times, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, US News & World Report, Le Figaro, El Pais, Daily Star, Al Hayat, and South China Morning Post.
Vicenzino has been a keynote speaker, panelist, and moderator at forums and conferences across the globe. He was a guest speaker for the Young Presidents’ Organization, an international organization of company presidents from around the world. As part of the State Department’s Strategic Speakers Initiative, he has spoken to the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, World Bank, Council on Foreign Relations, Columbia University, Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and Northwestern’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Director of the Global Strategy Project and senior advisor to PFC Energy and Quantum Financial Advisors, Vicenzino is a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association and strategic advisor and board member of the Afghanistan World Foundation. He also served as a strategic communications consultant to the World Bank and as Deputy Executive Director for the Washington, DC office of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
As an entrepreneur, Vicenzino served as founding member, general counsel, and head of business development of the MapNetwork, an international technology enterprise, which is today owned by Nokia. An activist, he has dedicated extensive time and efforts as an advocate for humanitarian causes, particularly for the plight of Afghanistan. He continues to serve as an advisor to corporations and non-profits seeking expansion and opportunities in the US and overseas.