John Mariotti is an award winning business author and an internationally recognized executive, consultant, keynote speaker. Mariotti started his career in the telecommunications industry, and was deeply involved in governmental affairs during parts of his career. He has written hundreds of articles and columns and nine non-fiction books. In The Chinese Conspiracy he merges an exciting fictional thriller with a factual reality of America’s risk from Cyber-Attacks. His last book, The Complexity Crisis was chosen as one of 2008’s Best Business Books and also one of 2008’s Best Books for Small Business. He lives in the Columbus, OH area.