Marc Berger is a communications specialist who focuses on executive communications, thought leadership, and crisis management. He currently serves as senior director at Nyhus Communications, a strategic consulting firm based in Seattle. Marc has over a decade of experience living in, studying, and engaging professionally with China. He oversees the agency’s China Practice, where he devises strategies and enhances engagement for Chinese companies looking to successfully expand their businesses in the U.S. market, and American firms seeking greater connections with the People’s Republic. Prior to joining Nyhus, Marc spent five years at the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the nation’s foremost organization promoting constructive Sino-American relations. Marc received his master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University, where he focused on Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and Chinese media. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut and has studied at Tsinghua, Beijing, and Zhejiang Universities in China.