Witney Schneidman

President, Schneidman & Associates International,

Witney Schneidman is president of Schneidman & Associates International, a Washington-based consulting firm that works with companies and NGOs in Africa. He is also a Nonresident Fellow with the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, and author of “The African Growth and Opportunity Act: Looking Back, Looking Forward,” published by Brookings in June 2012. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African affairs in the Clinton Administration, where he was responsible for commercial and economic issues in Sub-Saharan Africa.