SOURCE: The Amergence Group

The Amergence Group

November 12, 2009 09:00 ET

Dr. John Stoessinger Joins Amergence Board of Advisors

Noted Author, Educator, and China/Asian Expert, Dr. John G. Stoessinger (Ph.D. Harvard) Accepts a Position on The Amergence Group's Advisory Board to Help Guide the Company as We Begin the Build-Out of Our Asian Business Opportunities

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - Dr. John G. Stoessinger has graciously accepted The Amergence Group's (PINKSHEETS: AMNG) invitation to join their Board of Advisors. Mr. Stoessinger and Peter Jacobs, Amergence's president, have been friends for more than a decade.

According to Jacobs, "Dr. Stoessinger has graciously consented to help our company supercharge its leap into Asia by providing us with a lifetime of invaluable experience and expertise. We couldn't be more pleased to have him on our Board of Advisors."

A condensed list of Dr. John G. Stoessinger's (Ph.D. Harvard) achievements are as follows:

Distinguished Professor of Global Diplomacy at the University of San Diego in San Diego, California. He has taught at Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Princeton, the City University of New York, and Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. In 1969 he led the International Seminar on International Relations at Harvard University, and in 1970 he received honorary doctor of law degrees from Grinnell College, Iowa, and from the American College of Switzerland.

Dr. Stoessinger is the author of ten leading books on international relations, including "The Might of Nations: World Politics In Our Time," which was awarded the Bancroft Prize by Columbia University in 1963 and is now in its tenth edition. He is also the author of "The Refugee and the World Community"; "Financing the United Nations System"; "Power and Order"; "The United Nations and the Superpowers"; "Nations at Dawn: China, Russia, and America"; "Crusaders and Pragmatists: Movers of Modern American Foreign Policy"; and "Henry Kissinger: The Anguish of Power." Dr. Stoessinger also served as chief book review editor of Foreign Affairs for five years and as acting director of the Political Affairs Division at the United Nations from 1967 to 1974. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Dr. Stoessinger's most current book, "Why Nations Go To War," was published in its Tenth Anniversary Edition in February 2007. In May, he was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by Drury University.

Dr. Stoessinger's name is included in Marquis's "Who's Who in America" and "Who's Who in the World" in their most recent editions.


The Amergence Group ( creates innovative services and assistance to development and early stage businesses with a goal toward accelerating their plans to complete development and market edgy or disruptive technologies. Amergence earns equity for its assistance and its business plan includes sharing that equity with its shareholders in the form of dividends whenever possible. Amergence is presently expanding its influence into Hong Kong by setting up a base of operations there with its joint venture company, Panpacific Business, Ltd.

The Company's Tranzbyte division focuses on the development and marketing of optical and solid state media enhancement technologies such as DVCD™, CDMX™, and FlashCDMX™ for DVDs, CDs, and Flash Ram respectively.

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    Managing Director
    14220 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 139
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