Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US. With The Economist: 1992, Latin American Correspondent; 1998-2006, Environment and Energy Correspondent; 2007-11, US Business Editor; previously, Global Health, Biotechnology and Innovation Correspondent & China Business, Finance, Tech Editor and Shanghai Bureau Chief. Teacher, Stern Business School, New York University. Commentator: NPR, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Life Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Author of Need, Speed, and Greed (book on the future of global innovation) and other well-received books. Recipient of awards.