Dirk Ahlborn is a top innovation keynote speaker and the founder and CEO of JumpStarter Inc. Dirk has spoken about innovation, the future of transport, and the future of building companies in the internet age at 80+ conferences worldwide.
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New York Times bestselling author. Now one of the bestselling business books in the world, it’s translated into 12 languages with over 750,000 copies sold. “A Colossal Failure of Common Sense” is ranked by the CFA Institute in the “Top 20” Books All-Time in Finance.
Rebecca Ryan is a top futurist keynote speaker, economist, author, and a “human sparkplug”. Rebecca is the Resident Futurist at the Alliance for Innovation and at the Association for Government Risk Pools (AGRiP). She’s a Senior Advisor at the Governing Institute, a faculty member at the Institute for Zen Leadership, and the owner of NEXT Generation Consulting, Inc.
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Michael Rogers was previously a United States Navy admiral and has become a top expert and keynote speaker on national and cyber security. As the former director of the NSA, Rogers understands the cyber threats that we might face in the future and actively speaks on how we can be better prepared for this change.
Ms. Figueres is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010-2016.
Dr. Nasser Saidi is a Lebanese politician and economist who served as the Minister of Economy and Industry and the Vice Governor for the Lebanese central banks for several terms in the last decade of the 20th century.
Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. He previously served as Executive Vice President of the Asia Society, Deputy Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senior Coordinator for International Public Information at the U.S. State Department, Director for Multilateral Affairs on the National Security Council.
Joe Terranova is a series regular on CNBC sFast Moneyand the chief market strategist for Virtus Investment Partners, a $25 billion Hartford-based asset management firm.
A native of Stockholm, Tegmark left Sweden in 1990 after receiving his B.Sc. in Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (he’d earned a B.A. in Economics the previous year at the Stockholm School of Economics). His first academic venture beyond Scandinavia brought him to California, where he studied physics at the University of California, Berkeley, earning his M.A. in 1992, and Ph.D. in 1994.
Yaron Brook, host of the Yaron Brook Show, is a renowned and entertaining lecturer on Capitalism, Political and Economic Freedom, Free Speech, and the philosophy and history of Ayn Rand. Brook has served as a keynote speaker, debater, panelist and lecturer for Congressional Staffers, Governor Business Forums, YPOs, The Mont Pelerin Society, as well as a long list of prestigious universities, colleges, and high schools in the U.S. and around the world.
Widely recognized as the father of modern business strategy, Dr. Michael E. Porter is a renowned economist and one of the world’s most legendary thinkers on management and competitiveness. His first book, “Competitive Strategy” (Free Press), defined the modern strategy field since its publication in 1980.
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.
At Chicago Booth, Zonis taught courses on Business Leadership, Geo-Politics, and eBusiness. He was the first professor at the Business School to teach a course on the effects of digital technologies on global business. He also consults to corporations and professional asset management firms throughout the world, helping them to identify, assess, and manage their political risks in the changing global environment.
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.
James K. Glassman is the founding executive director of the George W. Bush Institute, dedicated to research and action in four areas: education, global health, human freedom and economic growth. The Institute is part of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will also include a library and museum, on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Yanis Varoufakis describes himself as a “libertarian Marxist,” although, he says, “It is not something that I volunteer to talk about much, because the very mention of Marx switches audiences off.” He teaches economic theory at the University of Athens, where he challenges mainstream notions — arguing that after the financial crash of 2008 we need a radically new way of thinking about the economy, finance and capitalism.
As managing director of A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council, Erik Peterson stands at the intersection of business and policy. “We’re in the midst of simultaneous and systemic change at a number of levels—geopolitical, social, economic, technology—all of which are critical to the future of business,” Erik says. “Especially now, we’re all in a race to a highly uncertain and tumultuous future filled with profound opportunities and threats.”
Former Senior Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, World Bank Official, and Chief of Staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, Harry Broadman has been at the forefront of many of the most critical global business and policy decisions over the past three decades. He shares a compelling perspective on opportunities and risks shaping our economic future.
One of the most recognized faces in financial journalism, award winning television host, columnist and author, Trish Regan helps you make sense of today’s headlines and prepares you for new economic challenges at home and abroad.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. Sophia was activated on April 19, 2015 and made her first public appearance at South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in mid-March 2016 in Austin, Texas, United States. She is able to display more than 50 facial expressions.
Educated at McGill & Oxford University, degrees in economics and finance. Specializes in consumer finance and banking, capital markets regulation, and multi-sided markets. Testimonial: “Diego was a brilliant mix of deep knowledge, humor, stories and timing. His speech was a 10 out of 10. Everyone loved him.” CEO, Fidelity Keynote Speech Sample: Topics: The future […]