Clifford H. Clarke was born in the year of 1940 in America. After finishing his graduate studies at Duke University Graduate School, he moved on to graduate school at Stanford University, All But Dissertation (ABD on the PhD). Then, he was involved in International Exchange Education, founding the Intercultural communication workshop at Cornell University in 1967 and the Stanford Institute for Intercultural Communication at Stanford University in 1976. In 1980, he established the Clarke Consulting Group, offering consulting services to over 300 companies in the US and Japan with a commitment to solving problems regarding Intercultural communication. Currently, he is actively carrying out activities with the aim of contributing to the field of global education and global business.