Vinnie ApicellaCountry: United States
BiographyVinnie Apicella is a professional teacher, writer, and entrepreneur. His writing career began with drafting press releases and artist bios for NYC music and film companies, later producing financial articles for Forbes, travel and tourism pieces for a medical publisher, and more recently, marketing and sales copy for a Beijing-based e-commerce firm.
Originally from New York, he earned his BA from Columbia and later relocated to Beijing, China where he created a successful education consulting business for a local training center to assist Chinese students to study abroad. In addition to managing, he produced staff training programs, presented at various industry events, and taught his own writing and communications courses.
Today, he oversees Shanghai EDGE Consulting, an online education services company where he teaches English, Business English, and Writing, and is a consultant to international students. In the future, he hopes to use his new book, Escape from America as a platform to develop additional methods for making a positive impact on society and inspiring others to improve their lives and pursue their passions.