Miguel R. Forbes is President of New Business Development at Forbes Inc., the publisher of Forbes and Forbes Global magazines, and the parent company of Forbes.com, the company?s leading business website. One of his responsibilities is the management of the Forbes International Licensing Division, which currently publishes Forbes Russia, Forbes China, Forbes Korea, Forbes Arabia, Forbes Israel and Forbes Japan. Before taking over the new business unit, Miguel Forbes founded the Forbes Index Inc. in 1998 and served as its General Manager. He joined Forbes in 1996 as a sales representative for Forbes.com. Miguel Forbes has a BA in English and a Master?s in Publishing from New York University. Outside of professional commitments, Miguel Forbes has charitable associations including the Community Coalition, which assists disabled individuals in securing care and employment, and Prep for Prep, which provides scholarships to gifted inner-city students to attend private schools.