Prof. Vladimir Zvyagin

Professor of International Politics and Communication at Globe Institute of Technology in Manhattan, NY.
One of the field’s most highly regarded teachers and real-world practitioners. An educator across the broad spectrum, focusing on international affairs, public speaking, and social issues, he introduces his audiences to these vibrant and fast evolving disciplines.
An acclaimed motivational speaker who excels in business coaching and intercultural education in the multi-ethnic globalizing environment.
A distinguished television and radio personality, an established expert on international affairs and media. Senior level broadcast professional, with over thirty-five years experience in on-air broadcasting and print journalism, broadcast management, and business networking.
From 1986 through 1992, reported from New York as Gosteleradio’s UN bureau chief and senior political correspondent. During his seven-year tenure, covered four U.S.-Soviet Summits and interviewed President Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office.
Produced stories on and interviews with such personalities as Presidents Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, Foreign Secretaries George Schultz, James Baker and Edward Shevardnadze, UN Secretary General Peres de Cuellar, former National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, Shah of Iran Mohammad Rezā Shāh Pahlavi, former CIA Director James Schlesinger, astronauts Tom Stafford, Edgar Mitchell and Deke Slayton, singers Frank Sinatra, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Frank Zappa, Ella Fitzgerald, and many other trendsetters in business, public life, politics, and arts.
Vladimir Zvyagin made multiple guest appearances on CNN's "Larry King Live", "Crossfire”,and "World Report", and was interviewed as a featured guest on ABC's "Nightline with Ted Koppel", "Good Morning, America", and "Eyewitness News"; NBC's "Today" and "Donahue Show"; CBS’s "48 Hours" (which ran a 30-minute special on him), "Nightwatch", "This Morning", and many others.
Has three Masters: in Education, International Broadcast Journalism, and Social Work. A graduate of the 1992-93 «Management in Free Market Economy» Business Workshop run by Nobel Prize Laureate Wassily Leontieff.
Since 1986, an Associate Member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (former International Council of NATAS). For the last 25 years, has regularly served as an Emmy Judge.
Since 1992, Director and Treasurer, Summit International Music Festival, Pleasantville, NY.
Traveled to over 40 countries including most of Europe, India, Iraq, Central Asia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Tunisia, Ukraine, Yemen, and Iran.
Resided in Prague, Czechoslovakia; Mary, Turkmenistan; Baku, Azerbaijan; Semey, Kazakhstan; and Cairo, Egypt.
Native fluent in Russian. Fully conversant in French and Czech.
Resides in Staten Island, NY.