Nenad Pacek is a leading authority on Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA), advising companies on building successful strategies for these and other emerging markets. He works for the Economist Group as a director of the Economist Intelligence Unit, directing the corporate network programs in CEEMEA. He also heads Economist Conferences’ global government roundtables business. He chairs senior business-to-government dialogues with some 20 heads of state every year across Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Pacek has cowritten two books and lectures on emerging markets at the University of Vienna and on the MBA program at ESSEC Business School, Paris. He graduated in economics and business from the University of Vienna.