Executive Editor, JOC.com, IHS Markit
Mr. Mark Szakonyi is the executive editor for JOC.com, part of the Maritime & Trade group at IHS Markit.
Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. Szakonyi often brings real-world insight into the global trade and transportation policy issues debated in the US Congress. In his role as the executive editor of JOC.com and The Journal of Commerce, he covers intermodal rail, ocean shipping, NAFTA trade and logistics and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Before becoming executive editor, Mr. Szakonyi served as associate managing editor of JOC.com and assisted in the programming of numerous events. JOC Group Inc – a premier provider of data, online content and events for the maritime, trade and logistics industries – was acquired by IHS, now IHS Markit, in 2014. Mr. Szakonyi holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from Elmhurst College, Illinois, US, and a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, US.