Julia Karpeisky is the president and founder of JMK Contact, Inc. (www.jmkcontact.com), an international consulting and training firm. Ms. Karpeisky has a proven record of success in helping American businessmen/women and lawyers build relationships, close deals and resolve conflicts in the international arena. As an interpreter, she facilitates communications between lawyers and Guantanamo detainees and at the highest levels of business and government, including for the U.S. President, Supreme Court Justices, Chairmen of Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and President of the World Bank. A certified mediator, executive coach, and court interpreter, Ms. Karpeisky holds an M.A. in International Diplomatic and Legal Affairs from the University of Kentucky (U.S.) and an M.S. degree in Molecular Biology from Moscow State University (Russia).