Wade Shepard

Buffalo, NY

Wade Shepard has been traveling around the world since 1999, reporting on emerging markets, technological developments, cultural shifts and urbanization, with a strong focus on new cities. He is a columnist at Forbes, and contributes to The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. He is the author of ‘Ghost Cities of China’ and is currently working on a book about the New Silk Road and a short volume for the Penguin Specials series about the revitalization of China’s countryside.