Founder | Atlas Organization
Dr. Jonathan D. T. Ward is the author of “China’s Vision of Victory,” a handbook to the global strategy of the Chinese Communist Party which utilizes numerous primary documents to explain their near and long-term vision in their own words. Ward is an internationally recognized expert on Chinese global strategy and U.S.-China competition. He earned his PhD in China-India relations at the University of Oxford and his undergraduate degree at Columbia University where he studied the Russian and Chinese languages.
His company, Atlas Organization, works with global firms in key strategic industries, building a multi-sector understanding of U.S.-China competition and risk. He is a frequently invited speaker for government, military, business, and financial audiences. Dr. Ward’s commentary on Chinese grand strategy and on U.S.-China relations has been featured in numerous media outlets including CNBC, Fox Business, Fox, MSNBC, Bloomberg, CBS, PBS, The Financial Times, Forbes, The Street, Newsweek, National Review and The National Interest. His book on the global strategy of the Chinese Communist Party has been widely read by audiences in U.S. government and industry.
Ward’s experience in Asia includes traveling across Tibet in truck caravans, crossing the South China Sea by cargo ship, and gaining access to Communist Party diplomatic archives in Beijing which have now been closed to the world. Ward lived and traveled globally for over a decade in China, India, Russia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. He speaks Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Arabic. He has consulted for the U.S. Department of Defense on Chinese long-term strategy and for leading Fortune 500 corporations on U.S.-China global competition. Ward has briefed numerous government agencies as well as leading American companies in the defense, aerospace, technology, financial services, telecommunications, automotive, and industrial sectors on Chinese strategy and U.S.-China competition.