Joshua Cooper Ramo

Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Career Highlights

JL Thornton & Co. LLC
Kissinger Associates, Inc.
US-China Young Leaders Forum

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1969 - New Mexico



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Founder at FedEx Corporation

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kissinger Associates, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Starbucks Corp.

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Professor at University of Maryland

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President at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Future Chief Executive Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Effective 03/2021)

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Dean Council at Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government

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Executive Vice Chair at National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Starbucks Corp.

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Co-President & Co-Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Services at FedEx Corporation

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Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kissinger Associates, Inc.
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Trustee-Emeritus at Albuquerque Community Foundation

Albuquerque Community Foundation operates as philanthropy community. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM.

Latin American Economics

UCE’s Office of Investments is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. They oversee the broad investment strategy and provide input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.


Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities. From a student body of 158 during NYU's very first semester, enrollment has grown to more than 40,000 students attending 18 schools and colleges at five major centers in Manhattan and in sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Today, students come from every state in the union and from 133 foreign countries. The faculty, which initially consisted of fourteen professors and lecturers (among them artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse), now totals over 3,100 full-time members whose research and teaching encompasses the humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences; the law; medicine; business; education; the fine arts, studio art, and the performing and cinematic arts; music; social work; public administration; the ancient world; and continuing and professional studies. With more than 2,500 courses offered, the University awards more than 25 different degrees. Although overall the University is large, the individuals schools and colleges are small- to moderate-sized units—each with its own traditions, programs, and faculty – and there are many communities to be found within the NYU community based on interests, activities, and shared experiences. The center of NYU is its Washington Square campus in the heart of Greenwich Village. One of the city's most creative and energetic communities, the Village is a historic neighborhood that has attracted generations of writers, musicians, artists, and intellectuals. NYU, in keeping with its founder’s vision, is “in and of the city”: the University – which has no walls and no gates – is deeply intertwined with New York City, drawing inspiration from its vitality. In addition to its Manhattan locations, the University is also formally affiliated the Polytechnic Institute of NYU in Brooklyn, the second oldest school of engineering and technology in the country, and has research facilities, notably the Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, in Sterling Forest, near Tuxedo, New York. And NYU has established itself as the first global network university, with a comprehensive liberal arts campus in Abu Dhabi – the first to be operated abroad by a major U.S. research university – and other sites for study and research in Accra, Ghana; Berlin, Germany; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Florence, Italy; London, England; Madrid, Spain; Paris, France; Prague, the Czech Republic; Shanghai, China; and Tel Aviv, Israel, among other locations.


Albuquerque Academy is a non-denominational, coeducational, independent day school.


Brandeis University is an American private research university with a liberal arts focus. It is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston. The university has an enrollment of approximately 3,600 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.[4] It was tied for 32nd among national universities in the United States in U.S. News & World Report 's 2014 rankings. Forbes listed Brandeis University as number 51 among all national universities and liberal arts colleges combined in 2013. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian Jewish community-sponsored coeducational institution on the site of the former Middlesex University. The university is named for Louis Brandeis (1856–1941), the first Jewish Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

2002 - Current

The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy.


Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.


Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

Career History
Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

Kissinger Associates, Inc. is a New York City-based "international consulting firm" owned and managed by Henry Kissinger. Their president is Jami Miscik. The company describes itself as providing "strategic advisory and advocacy services to a select group of multinational companies. The firm provides advice regarding special projects, assists its clients to identify strategic partners and investment opportunities, and advises clients on government relations throughout the worl

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Each year, YLF holds a 3½-day retreat to which a select group of exceptional American and Chinese young professionals are invited. Together, participants explore substantive issues and develop enduring friendships in a casual, intimate environment.

Analyst, China

An industry pioneer for more than 75 years, the National Broadcasting Company was founded in 1926 by General Electric, RCA, and Westinghouse. RCA became the sole owner of NBC in 1932. In 1986, RCA was purchased by General Electric, which today wholly owns and operates NBC. Starting off as a radio network in the 1920s, NBC evolved into a television broadcaster in the 1940s. Today, NBC is a diverse, international media company. In addition to the NBC Television Network and the NBC Television Stations Division, the company owns CNBC, which is the global leader in business news, reaching 175 million homes worldwide. In April 2002, NBC purchased Telemundo, the second-largest U.S. Spanish-language television network, and in December 2002, the company added the Bravo cable network to its portfolio. In partnership with Microsoft, NBC operates MSNBC, which is a leading cable-news channel and the world's preeminent news site on the Internet. NBC's operations include additional investment and programming activities, including CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia Pacific; equity investments in the Arts & Entertainment Network, the History Channel, and ValueVision, Inc. (ShopNBC); and a non-voting interest in Paxson Communications Corporation. Setting industry standards in technology and programming since its inception, NBC is a network of "firsts": the first permanent broadcasting network in the nation; the first U.S. coast-to-coast radio broadcast (the 1927 Rose Bowl); the first license for a commercial television station, now WNBC, in 1941; the first to offer an early-morning news program, in 1952; the revolutionary first color telecast, in 1953; the first made-for-television movie, in 1964; the first to broadcast in stereo, in 1984; and the first major television network to launch a full-scale Web offering,, in 1995. Employing more than 7,000 people worldwide, NBC produces hundreds of hours of programming a week and reaches viewers in more than 100 countries on six continents. NBC programs have been honored with nearly a thousand Emmy Awards (more than any other network) and more than 100 Peabody Awards.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors

Starbucks Corp. engages in the production, marketing, and retailing of specialty coffee. It operates through the following segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Channel Development. The Americas, CAP, EMEA segments sells coffee and other beverages, complementary food, packaged coffees, single-serve coffee products, and a focused selection of merchandise through company-oriented stores, and licensed stores. The Channel Development segment include sales of packaged coffee, tea, and ready-to-drink beverages to customers outside of its company-operated and licensed stores. The company brands include Evolution Fresh, Teavana, Tazo Tea and Seattle's Best. Starbucks was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard D. Schultz on November 4, 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member, Audit Committee
2011 - ?

FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.

Political Donations

Co-Founder at City Year, Inc.


Founder at Americans for Responsible Solutions

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Nokia Innovations Oy operates an online social networking platform. It enables frequent travelers to create itineraries of their travel plans and share them with friends. The company was founded by Lisa Sounio, Taneli Tikka, Matt Jones, Matt Biddulph, Marko Ahtisaari, and Dan Gillmor in 2007 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

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Creative Works

The Age of the Unthinkable: Why The New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It


No Visible Horizon: Surviving the World's Most Dangerous Sport

Chengdu, FU, China
2013 Fortune Global Forum

Since 1995, the Fortune Global Forum has convened world leaders and the heads of global business—the chairmen, presidents, and CEOs of the world’s largest companies—on the dynamic frontiers of international commerce. The most recent Fortune Global Forum was held in Chengdu, China, in June, 2013, bringing the most distinguished group of business leaders ever to visit Western China.

Santa Monica, CA, United States
2009 Milken Institute Global Conference

The Milken Institute Global Conference 2009 was held from April 27-29, 2009 as part of the Milken Institute Global Conference Series.

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