McAuliffe is Founder and President of Newport Ltd., a consumer products and services marketing company based in Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1994, Newport’s clients include both American and international consumer product companies as well as some of Japan’s most respected corporations. Newport distributes products and services through a nationwide, face-to-face marketing organization with over 1,000 sales professionals in 80 independently owned sales offices. Depending on the product and service Newport also uses digital marketing and ecommerce, direct marketing as well as retail distribution throughout Japan. Newport obtained ISO14001 certification in 2004.
Prior to founding Newport, McAuliffe held senior-level marketing and strategic development positions for seven years with Reuters Japan Ltd. Before joining Reuters, he worked in Hong Kong for Time Inc. for six years as advertising manager for Time Magazine and later as circulation director for Time in Southeast Asia and then Asian circulation director for Fortune International where he launched the Asian/Pacific edition.
McAuliffe received an MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business IBEAR Program in 1987 and took his undergraduate degree in English Literature from San Diego State University in 1973. He is active in the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.