Marcos Troyjo is co-founder and co-director of the BRICLab at Columbia University, where he teaches international affairs. He is also director of the ITTI (Intelligent Tech & Trade Initiative), a multimedia project examining the impact of augmented intelligence and blockchains on global trade.
He is an op-ed columnist for Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil´s biggest circulation newspaper, and a regular commentator for global media outlets such as CNN en Español and Financial Times.
Professor Troyjo is managing partner of the Center for Business Diplomacy, a global advisory firm. He holds a PhD in sociology of international relations from the University of São Paulo with postdoctoral studies at Columbia. He is a Visiting Professor at the Russian Presidential Academy (Ranepa).
He writes extensively on foreign affairs, international trade, rising powers, globalization, technology & innovation, and Brazil's political and economic prospects and Latin America's place in the global economy.
Professor Troyjo authors books on economic development and global affairs, including Trading Nation: Power & Prosperity in the 21st Century (listed by Americas Quarterly as one of the hemisphere´s best books in 2007). His latest book, Deglobalization: Chronicle of a Changing World, appeared in 2016.