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President of FrankfurtRheinMain Corp.
Since 2018, Dr. John Gatto is the President of FrankfurtRheinMain Corp., the International Marketing Agency of the Greater Frankfurt/Main region. He also assumed the role of Chief Economic Development and Government Affairs Officer for the German Federal State of Hessen through affiliation with Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH. Dr. Gatto’s offices are located in Chicago, IL.
Previously, Dr. John Gatto served for ten years as President & CEO of NRW.INVEST, the economic development agency of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Dr. Gatto began his business and economic development career as the Director of the State of Wisconsin European Office in Frankfurt, Germany.
Most recently Dr. Gatto founded and now leads the Chicago Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany, in addition to being elected to the board of directors of the Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association.
After obtaining his law degree from the Justus-Liebig Universität in Giessen, Germany, Dr. Gatto completed his doctoral dissertation comparing U.S. and German legal malpractice law. He also has a law degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 2

12:00pm PDT