Transformative Experts

Michael Moran
Founder and CEO
Michael Moran is an author, lecturer and analyst of global trends, policy risks and a pioneer in the fields of thought leadership and digital strategy. He has held senior positions at Control Risks, Renaissance Capital, the Council on Foreign Relations, Roubini Global Economics and some of the world's largest media companies, including BBC and NBC News. Read Full Bio
Doug Varga
Chief Counsel
Doug Varga serves as Transfomative's outside counsel and senior advisor on legal and regulatory matters. Doug has practiced law for over 25 years, devoting the bulk of his practice to the areas of commercial litigation and labor and employment litigation. He regularly appears before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, industry regulatory bodies, and private arbitrators.

Thought Leadership and Policy Analysis

Scott Malcomson
Consultant
Scott Malcomson, a consultant on communications strategy and political risk, is the author of five books and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker and many other publications. He has been a senior official at the US State Department and the United Nations and an executive at two international NGOs. He was foreign editor of the New York Times Magazine from 2004 to 2011. Read Full Bio
Susan Peters
Consultant
Susan Peters provides thought leadership and marketing strategy for clients in the energy, legal and communications sectors. A former criminal defense attorney, Susan has led media strategy at major law firms, including Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Vinson & Elkins, and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. She earned her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. Read Full Bio
Bill Holstein
Prolific Author, Journalist and Strategy Consultant
Bill Holstein is a prolific author, journalist and strategy consultant with deep experience in the manufacturing, trade and tech sectors. He spent two decades living and reporting from Asia on China's rise and other issues as a correspondent and World Editor for Businessweek magazine. His books include The Next American Economy: Blueprint For a Real Recovery, Has the American Media Misjudged China? Read Full Bio

Digital Strategy, Technology and Product Development

Bill Turcotte
Technology Consultant and Business Advisor
Bill Turcotte is a technology consultant and business advisor specializing in start up and early phase business operation, business development, international distribution, software product development, web application architecture and deployment, software product management and design, VOIP and web integration. He is an expert in standards based CAD & PLM interoperability. Read Full Bio
Emily Edelman Field
Product Development
Emily Edelman Field has run major product development and successfully launched projects for over two decades for firms like NBC Universal, Microsoft, Roubini Global Economics and CBS Sports. A professional editor with deep experience in digital research techniques, she has a masters in library science and has led award-winning digital media and design teams. Read Full Bio
Dmitry Kroshka
Digital Strategist and Innovator
Dmitry Kroshka is a digital strategist and innovator who has conceived, built, sold and managed cutting edge marketing and advertising solutions for some of the world's largest corporations. His focus on IoT, BLE, Real-Time Decisioning, Machine Learning, and AI pushes his advisory engagements into the next generation digital environment. Read Full Bio

Media and Presentation Training

Michael Goldfarb
Journalist
Michael Goldfarb has broadcast and reported from wars, revolutions and the many of the key events of our generation for the BBC, National Public Radio and other outlets. Now an award-winning author and documentary producer, he is author of two highly regarded books, Ahmad’s War, Ahmad’s Peace: Surviving Under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq, and Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance. Read Full Bio
Tamara Laine
News Correspondent
Tamara Laine is a news correspondent in New York City who specializes in conflict and security issues with eight years experience in news production and media relations globally. She has produced content for HBO, AOL, E! Entertainment, MTV, and most recently reported for Fox Broadcast News as an on-air correspondent. She has a Master's in International Affairs from The New School. Read Full Bio
Tim Mansel
International Freelance Journalist
Tim Mansel is Tim Mansel is an international freelance journalist with more than 20 years of experience in documentary production, reporting, producing and editing for BBC radio and television. He has trained journalists the world over, from London to Sierra Leone to Afghanistan. Read Full Bio

Content Market and Publicity

Penny Paul
Marketing
Penny Paul has run marketing and media strategy for legal, nonprofit and government clients for two decades. A graduate of Yale and Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Penny specializes in helping organizations define their brands, and then developing and executing plans to effectively take that brand to market. Read Full Bio