Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk research and consulting firm. In 2013, he was named a "Global Research Professor", a non-tenured teaching position, at New York University.
Eurasia Group is the world's largest political risk consultancy founded in 1998. It has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, and Tokyo and employs more than 150 full-time employees. The company also employs a network of 500 experts in 90 countries in Asia, Latin America, Europe Eurasia, and the Middle East and Africa—a profile The Economist magazine calls "an inspiration for any academic with a seemingly useless degree in political science".