John D Kasarda

John D Kasarda

Dr John D Kasarda is Director of the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. He is famous for defining the term ‘aerotropolis’ and he works with regions and countries worldwide to leverage airports and their surrounding areas for economic growth. In his book Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next, co-authored with Greg Lindsay, he argues that a combination of giant airport, planned city, shipping facility and business hub – the aerotropolis – 
will be at the heart of the next phase 
of globalisation