Professor Jim Moore is the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development and helped to launch the Uruguay Round, which led to the creation of the World Trade Organization. He also served as the chief U.S. negotiator for several bilateral commercial agreements, including the last trade and economic agreement with the Soviet Union. He has served on the boards of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the U.S. Export-Import Bank as well as the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. For several years he represented the United States as Head of Delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.
He has lectured at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, and the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. He also was named a distinguished fellow at the University of Colorado and was a cofounder of the Global Forum in Aspen, Colorado.