Misha Pinkhasov is co-author of the 2014 book Real Luxury: How Luxury Brands Can Create Value for the Long Term.
He is also a Principal and Co-Founder of Nair-Safir social and business strategy consultants, whose mission is "Putting people in business" through communications that create value shared between firms, their community and the individuals that comprise both.
Misha has worked in international communications, public policy, financial markets, branding and media for 20 years. He worked as a communications manager at the OECD for nine of those years and consults for private firms.
As a writer, Misha covers luxury, culture and socially responsible business for consumer and trade media, and as a contributor to Huffpost. He has spoken on these topics to university, corporate and conference groups.
Misha holds an MBA in International Luxury Brand Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris and a Bachelor's in Consumer Economics from Cornell University in New York. He speaks six languages: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Hebrew, and lives in Portugal.
Misha's first novel, about the psychology of luxury, is expected next year.