Bob Berkwitz is an attorney who worked in real estate law, international transactions, and franchising. He has negotiated joint ventures in Russia, China, India, and other countries. He has drafted master license agreements in Europe and South America. He has worked on corporate acquisitions in Australia, Finland, and Sweden. He served for over 20 years as vice president–legal and general counsel of Radisson Hotels International and Carlson Hospitality. He also teaches International Marketing and Management with Hamline University School of Business.