CNN Money Emerging Markets Editor
Mr. John Defterios is Emerging Markets Editor at CNN and focuses on the top business stories from emerging and BRIC economies. John is also the anchor of ‘CNN Marketplace Middle East,' a business program with in-depth analysis and top newsmakers from across the Middle East, and ‘One Square Meter,' a segment which explores urban planning and property development in emerging markets. Mr. Defterios has more than two decades of financial news and current affairs experience covering landmark events like the Gulf War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the World Trade Centre bombings and G8/G20 summits. He is a World Economic Forum media leader and member of the Global Agenda Council on the Arab World and has served as Chairman of the Business Week Leadership Forums, the World Islamic Economic Forum amongst others. Defterios started at CNN as a correspondent on ‘Moneyline, with Lou Dobbs,' anchored CNN’s ‘World Business Today’ and top-rated business program ‘Ahead of the Curve.' Before CNN, Mr. Defterios worked for Reuters Television and special series producer in a joint-venture with The Nightly Business Report on PBS-TV.