Kati Suominen is Founder and CEO of Nextrade Group, a Los Angeles-based data and analytics company that helps governments, multilateral development banks, and Fortune 500s enable world trade through technology. She has ideated and built dozens of data and analytics products to understand and solve challenges to world trade and digitization, and ideated and built seven global initiatives and public-private partnerships to further ecommerce development and digitization of world trade. She is the author and editor of ten books on trade and economics, notably Revolutionizing World Trade: How Disruptive Technologies Open Opportunities for All (Stanford University Press, 2019), Peerless and Periled: The Paradox of America's Leadership in the World Economic Order (Stanford University Press, 2012) and Globalization at Risk: Challenges to Finance and Trade (Yale University Press, 2010, one of Foreign Affairs' best international affairs books of the year). She serves as Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where she cofounded the Digital Trade program, and Adjunct Professor at the UCLA Anderson School, where she teaches MBA courses on international business economics and the economics of global digital disruption. She is Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.