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Clyde Prestowitz

President, Economic Strategy Institute
Clyde Prestowitz is founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute. He has played key roles in achieving congressional passage of NAFTA and in shaping the final content of the Uruguay Round, as well as providing the intellectual basis for current U.S. trade policies toward Japan, China, and Korea. Before founding ESI, Prestowitz served as counselor to the Secretary of Commerce in the Reagan Administration, where he led U.S. trade and investment negotiations with Japan, China, Latin America, and Europe. He has served as vice-chairman of the President's Committee on Trade and Investment in the Pacific and sits on the Intel Policy Advisory Board and the U.S. Export-Import Bank Advisory Board.