VANTAGE POINT ASIA
We serve PRIVATE SECTOR and GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS—our clients range from senior policymakers to business leaders across a range of industries.
Vantage Point Asia’s team brings decades of experience advising senior leaders on Asia Pacific issues that impact business, policy, strategy, and operations. We track military, political, economic, and social trends to provide clients with the best analysis available. Our team is supported by an extensive network of Asia experts to answer tough questions and respond to concerns on a wide range of business and policy issues.
Founder and CEO
Kristen has over 20 years of experience advising senior leaders in government and the private sector on East Asia political, economic, and security affairs. Prior to founding Vantage Point Asia, Mrs. Gunness served for four years as the Director of the Navy Asia Pacific Advisory Group at the Pentagon, where she advised the Chief of Naval Operations. She also served for six years as the Deputy Director of CNA’s China Studies Center. Mrs. Gunness frequently speaks at nationally recognized institutions, to include the Brookings Institute, the US Institute of Peace, the Hoover Institution, Woodrow Wilson Center, the Naval War College, and National Defense University. She has published extensively on East Asian security and foreign policy affairs. She holds an MA from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and is a graduate of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies.