Ken Roberts is the founder of WorldCity Inc., a Miami, Florida-based media company focused on the impact of globalization and trade on local economies. He speaks locally and around the country, including to Fortune 500 companies, national real estate conventions, chambers of commerce and trade associations. He is a regular contributor at Forbes.com and a former Miami Herald columnist on international trade. In addition, Roberts releases a weekly Trade Matters video on the company’s YouTube channel. Roberts and WorldCity have been quoted in the New York Times, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, the Dallas Morning News, the Seattle Times, the Houston Chronicle, the Charleston Post-Courier, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Economist and others.
Roberts is in his second term as a member of the Federal Reserve’s Transportation and Trade advisory committee, was honored by the Doral Business Council with its first-ever “Game Changer” Award, was a founding member of the Steering Committee for eMerge, and has served on a number of internationally focused committees at the Beacon Council and the Greater Miami Chamber, among others.