Speaker Bio

Jonathan Karp
Jonathan Karp
Executive Director
Asia Society of Southern California
Los Angeles

Jonathan joined Asia Society in January 2014, after a distinguished career in journalism, including a decade of reporting in Asia. Jonathan began his journalism career in Israel in 1986 and continued as a foreign correspondent based in Hong Kong, New Delhi and Sao Paulo, Brazil, the last two posts as a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal. In 2004, he moved with the Journal to Los Angeles. From 2010 to 2014, Jonathan served as Senior Editor at Marketplace Radio, leading the business coverage for their family of public radio shows. He studied Middle Eastern History at Princeton.