A lifelong explorer with a passion for connecting people, businesses, and ideas, Michael Grant brings a unique intercultural competence to bear in assisting independent businesses through the transition from local champion to global player. Michael is a self-described "language geek" fluent in Czech, German and French along with his native English. Based in Austin and Prague, Michael provides clients with comprehensive support through the stages of researching, planning and executing export strategies. Michael has worked with companies in the energy efficiency, business services, and food & beverage sectors. He frequently speaks and writes on trade and international business issues. His blog can be found at eurobubba.com.
Swift Passage Trading was established to catalyze and facilitate collaborative relationships across international borders. They believe in business as exploration and adventure. Their purpose is to help independent businesses unlock their global potential and achieve the transition from local champion to global player. Their immediate focus is on developing and executing export programs, but their deeper commitment is to support clients in developing purposeful relationships with customers, suppliers and collaborators around the world.