Pete Engardio is senior news editor, international, for BusinessWeek, writing and editing stories on global business and economic trends.
Mr. Engardio joined BusinessWeek in 1985 as a correspondent in the magazine's Atlanta bureau. In 1987 he moved to Miami as bureau manager. In 1990 he became a correspondent in the Hong Kong bureau, where he covered Asian business for six years. In 1996 he moved to New York as an Asian editor. From 1999 to 2001, he was editor of the Asian Edition.
In 1996 he received an Overseas Press Club Award for his International cover story, "China's New Elite." In 1997 he received an OPC citation for "Asia: Time for a Reality Check," written as he was finishing his Hong Kong tour, and he was part of the BusinessWeek Asia Team that won a 1998 Overseas Press Club Award for coverage of Asia in Crisis. He won the Clarion Award and another OPC citation for his cover “Global Capitalism: Can it be Made to Work Better?”
Prior to joining BusinessWeek, Mr. Engardio was a feature editor for Business Korea in Seoul, as well as a stringer for BusinessWeek. Before that, he worked for the Bay City News Service in San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
He is co-author with Mark L. Clifford of "Meltdown: Asia's Boom, Bust, and Beyond," published in 2000 by Prentice-Hall. Mr. Engardio’s recent speaking appearances include Columbia University, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation & Development (Paris), the New School (New York), CNN International, the Economic Strategy Institute (Washington), and the University of Hawaii.
Mr. Engardio holds a BA from Central Michigan University and an MA from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.