Barney Lehrer, Trade Consultant & WTD Contributing Author

Barney Lehrer

Citizenship : USA
Contact Tel : 718-871-0369
e-mail :
Address: 421 East 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA

Education and Certifications
MBA in International Management, 1989, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona
Bachelor of Science in International Business, University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Cum Laude, 1988
Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification from NASBITE International, 2010
Certificate of Internet Technologies, New York University, 1998

Work Experience
FITA Online/ Management
Vice President/Webmaster 2008-Present

􀀹 Co-develop, manage and evangelize the international trade social network,
􀀹 Negotiated corporate partnerships with the U.S. Commercial Service, UK Trade and Investment and the
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
􀀹 Manage content development, design, programming, maintenance and marketing of The International
Trade/Import-Export Portal, the official Web site of the Federation of International Trade Associations
Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) Management
Vice President/Webmaster 1994-2008
􀀹 Developed into one of the major international trade information portals on the World Wide Web.
􀀹 Developed international business partnerships with other international trade websites in China, France,
India and other countries
􀀹 Managed content development, design, programming, maintenance and marketing of website,
􀀹 Managed the online newsletter “Really Useful Sites for International Trade Professionals” and developed
its marketing to more than100,000 subscribers worldwide
Small Business Corporation (South Korea) USA Consultant
Senior Executive Advisor 2007-2008
􀀹 Advised South Korean small businesses on market entry strategies for the US
􀀹 Advised Korean government officials on business conditions in the US
North American Trade Associates, Inc Management
Owner 1990-1994
􀀹 Exported computers and consumer goods to Russia & Latvia and detergents and automobiles to Iceland
Trans-National Trade Development Corporation Management
Manager of Corporate Business Development 1989-1990
􀀹 Sold consumer and industrial products in North America for Spanish companies
Volunteer Business Associations

President, NEXCO 2000-Present Restructured and revived the oldest international trade association in New
York City

Vice-Chair, New York District Export Council 2007-Present Chair, Website Committee
Board of Governors, NASBITE International 2010-Present

Teaching Experience
World Trade Institute of Pace University 1998-2003 Developed curriculum and taught course on “Use of the
Internet in International Trade”

English (native) German (near-fluent) French (intermediate) Portuguese (intermediate)