Dr. Marci Rossell electrifies audiences nationwide, speaking on the nexus of economics, politics, culture, and the media. Her animated style was honed when she served as the popular, lively Chief Economist for CNBC in the months immediately following September 11th. She takes complex economic issues, often dull in the button-down business press, and makes them relevant to people’s lives, families and careers.
Jeremy Philips : Tech Investor
Jeremy is a General Partner at Spark Capital focusing on growth investments. Prior to joining Spark in 2014, Jeremy spent most of his career as an entrepreneur and in operating roles. He co-founded ecorp and helped build it into a leading, publicly traded Australian internet company. Subsequently, he was executive vice president at News Corporation in New York, focusing on digital strategy and acquisitions.
Gene Epstein : Barron’s Economics Editor
A frequent speaker on the conference circuit, Epstein has appeared on National Public Radio, CNBC, CNN, BBC TV, and FOX. His book, ECONOSPINNING: How to Read Between the Lines When the Media Manipulate the Numbers, was published in August, 2006 by John Whiley.
Robert Kiyosaki : Founder, Rich Dad Company
Robert Kiyoski, the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, USA Today’s No. 1 Money Book and a runaway international bestseller, is also an investor, entrepreneur and educator.
Noreena Hertz : Economic Forecasts
For more than two decades Noreena Hertz’s economic predictions have been accurate and ahead of the curve. In her #1 best-selling book “The Silent Takeover”, Hertz predicted that unregulated markets and massive financial institutions would have serious global consequences whilst her 2005 best-seller, “IOU: The Debt Threat”, predicted the 2008 financial crisis. Her books have been translated into 17 languages.
Marc Faber : Investor
Most famous for advising his readers to sell stocks before the 1987 Black Monday market crash, Marc is well known for his “contrarian” approach to investment and his reports on unusual investment opportunities are widely followed in his monthly newsletter “The Gloom Boom & Doom” report.
Vikram Mansharamani : Boombustology
Vikram Mansharamani is an experienced global equity investor and Lecturer at Yale University. Dr. Mansharamani teaches the seminar “Financial Booms & Busts” to Yale College undergraduates, an extremely popular course as indicated by student reviews and enrollment. He is also the author of BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst.
Julie Meyer : Individual Capitalism
Julie Meyer is a leading investor and entrepreneur in digital, highgrowth, early stage businesses around the world. She has driven many continent-wide initiatives for creating wealth and growth in the European economy. Julie believes that ‘Individual Capitalism’ is the force of the 21st century. She trusts people’s ingenuity to solve the world’s problems at both the macro and micro levels – and to expand prosperity.
Mark Cuban : Entrepreneur
In 1995, Mark Cuban and long-time friend Todd Wagner came up with an internet based solution to not being able to listen to Hoosiers Basketball games out in Texas. That solution was Broadcast.com – streaming audio over the internet. In just four short years, Broadcast.com (then Audionet) would be sold to Yahoo for $5.6 billion dollars.
David Bach : Finish Rich
David Bach is a best-selling author, renowned motivational and financial speaker, and the Chairman of FinishRich Media, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the way people learn about money. Known as America’s most popular financial expert, Bach has helped millions of people around the world take action to live and finish rich. Often featured in the media, Bach has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and has regular appearances on The Today Show, Weekend Today, CNN, Larry King Live, Live with Regis and Kelly, The View, The Early Show, ABC News, Fox News, and CNBC.