William Pesek Jr.
Columnist, Bloomberg News
William Pesek Jr. is Asia-Pacific columnist for Bloomberg News, based in Tokyo, providing opinions and commentary on economics, business, markets and politics throughout the region.
Willie has worked for Bloomberg in Asia since July 2001, and his columns routinely appear in the International Herald Tribune, The Australian, The Straits Times, The Japan Times and many other publications around Asia and the globe. He writes a monthly column for Bloomberg Markets magazine and is a regular on Bloomberg Television.
He's worked previously as a columnist for Barron's, the Dow Jones weekly magazine, in Washington D.C., writing about global economics, politics and markets. Much of his time was spent following Alan Greenspan, U.S. Treasury, International Monetary Fund and World Bank officials around the globe. He's also worked for Dow Jones in New York, where he wrote the daily credit markets column for The Wall Street Journal for three years in the mid-1990s, and the American Banker newspaper.
He has a Bachelors degree in business journalism from Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York.