Marco Vicenzino

Marco Vicenzino

Marco Vicenzino
Global Affairs Analyst; and Founder and Director, Global Strategy Project (GSP)

Marco Vicenzino is an internationally renowned geo-political expert who combines successful private sector experience with deep insight into the events, issues and developments that drive world affairs. Vicenzino has serviced a wide array of private and public sector entities operating globally such as Shell, HSBC, Barclays Capital, Banco Itau, Credit Agricole, World Bank, NATO, Organization of American States (OAS), the U.S. State Department and many others. He has also served as political strategist and advisor for campaigns internationally.
Consistently featured in leading international media outlets such as CNBC, CNN, and BBC, Vicenzino’s sought after opinion has also appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Huffington Post, Reuters, Guardian, Folha de Sao, El Universal, El Mundo and many others. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Vicenzino is also a leading go-to expert for CNN Espanol over the past two decades for breaking news and international crises for audiences throughout the Americas. These have included the Brexit referendum, Trump’s election triumph, terrorist attacks in Paris, Brussels and Nice, the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and many others. Vicenzino has also provided extensive analysis for primary Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo.

The U.S. State Department has regularly called upon Vicenzino to speak at conferences around the world on topics of global relevance. Vicenzino has also been a regular keynote speaker, panelist and moderator at international business gatherings. He is also a regular speaker internationally for Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a global organization that connects 20,000 chief executives leading companies generating $6 trillion and employing more than 15 million people in more than 120 countries. Most recently, he was a headline guest for YPO’s annual Latin American Regional Conference and keynote speaker for the annual gathering of the private banking division of Banco Itau, the largest bank in Latin America and Brazil.

Vicenzino is a graduate of Oxford University and Georgetown University Law Center. As an attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Vicenzino focused on international business transactions and government relations and taught International Law at the School of International Studies at American University in Washington, DC. Vicenzino also served as Deputy Executive Director for the Washington, DC office of the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS-US).

In the tech sector, Vicenzino was a founding member, general counsel and head of business development of MapNetwork, an international technology enterprise taken over by Nokia. Vicenzino also serves as senior advisor to Cybertising, a digital advertising firm and certified Google-partner which has ranked in the top one percentile of Google partners globally.

Vicenzino’s professional associations have included the Council on Foreign Relations, BMW Foundation, French-American Foundation, Aspen Institute, US-Spain Council, German Marshall Fund and Atlantik-Bruke. His languages include Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and he has provided on-air commentary and presentations in these respective languages.


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