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.
The economists in this category are all fantastic keynote speakers, and are leading writers and thinkers in their field. We have searched tirelessly to bring our clients financial and economist speakers that will keep an audience amused and well-informed, and will make the decision maker look like a genius. Any of these economists will be a great addition to your event.
Dr. Nasser Saidi : Economist
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 : COVID-19, Hacking Darwin
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 : CNBC Presenter
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.
Max Tegmark : Cosmic Explorer
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 : Capitalism without Guilt
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.
Michael Porter : Business Strategy
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.
Marci Rossell : Economic Forecaster
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.
Marvin Zonis : American Economist
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.
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.
James Glassman : George W Bush Institute
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 : Economist and Professor
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.
Trish Regan : FOX Business News Anchor
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.
Diego Zuluaga : Oxford Educated Economist
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 […]
Nouriel Roubini : Economist
Nouriel Roubini is widely recognized for predicting the collapse of the US housing market and the global recession of 2008. An ardent researcher and strategist, Nouriel Roubini is an expert on when and why economic crises happen, and was named one of Fortune’s “10 new gurus you should know.”
Maria Bartiromo : Money Honey
Maria Bartiromo joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as Global Markets Editor in January 2014. She is the anchor of Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo (weekdays, 9-11 AM/ET) on FBN and hosts Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo (10-11 AM/ET) on FOX News Channel (FNC). Bartiromo has covered business and the economy for more than 25 years and was one of the building blocks of business cable network CNBC.
Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority and speaker on energy, international politics and economics. Yergin is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.”
The legendary investment guru, Jim Rogers, is always keeping an eye out for untapped profits. He used a round-the-world motorcycle trip to make bold conclusions about the global economy and investment strategies. As a speaker, Jim Rogers gets to the heart of what’s driving successful nations and economies upward, and what’s slashing troubled ones downward.
Joseph Stiglitz: Economist
Financial speaker Joseph Stiglitz is a Professor at Columbia University and Chair of the Committee on Global Thought. He is also co-founded the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for his analyses of asymmetric markets, and was lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Larry Kudlow : Economic Forecaster
Larry Kudlow was formerly chief economist and senior managing director of Bear Stearns & Company. Kudlow started his professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he worked in open market operations and bank supervision. Kudlow was educated at the University of Rochester and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Ian Bremmer : Eurasia Group
Ian Bremmer is one of the great global political speakers, and is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. His speech is filled with wit, and perhaps the most cutting-edge global political knowledge on the market.