Parag Khanna: a global strategist, CNN Contributor, managing partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geo-strategic advisory firm, and Co-Founder of a leading content branding agency.
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.
Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served as President and CEO of the NBER from 1977-82 and 1984-2008. He continues as a Research Associaate of the NBER. The NBER is a private, nonprofit research organization that has specialized for more than 80 years in producing nonpartisan studies of the American economy.
John Mauldin is a renowned financial expert, a New York Times best-selling author, and a pioneering online commentator. Each week, over 1 million readers turn to Mauldin for his penetrating view on Wall Street, global markets, and economic history.
Ian Goldin was Vice President of the World Bank (2003-2006) and prior to that the Bank’s Director of Development Policy (2001-2003). He served on the Bank’s senior management team and led the Bank’s collaboration with the United Nations and other partners. As Director of Development Policy, he played a pivotal role in the research and strategy agenda of the Bank.
Dr. Laffer has been widely acknowledged for his economic achievements. He was noted in Time magazine’s March 19, 1999, cover story as one of “The Century’s Greatest Minds” for inventing the Laffer Curve, which it deemed one of “a few of the advances that powered this extraordinary century.”
Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp., is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools. Dr. Zandi is a cofounder of Economy.com, which Moody’s purchased in 2005.
Arthur Levitt, who is a member of the board of Bloomberg LP, is the host of Bloomberg Radio’s A Closer Look with Arthur Levitt, a weekly program featuring one-on-one interviews with the brightest minds in business and politics. Recent guests that have joined Levitt include Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker, both former chairmen of the U.S.
One of the most sophisticated financial experts in the country, Jeremy Siegel delves much deeper than the fundamental issues on the business page. He analyzes every facet of the markets and helps you create a strategy that builds on changing trends, historic patterns and his industry-tested personal ability to chart the future shifts of global economies.
David McWilliams is one of Ireland’s most respected commentators, beginning his career as the youngest economic advisor in the Maastrict Treaty negotiation team, to becoming Ireland’s best selling non-fiction author.
Richard Florida is one of the world’s leading public intellectuals. Esquire Magazine recently named him one of the ‘Best and Brightest’. He is author of the national and international best- selling book, The Rise of the Creative Class, which received the Washington Monthly’s Political Book Award and was cited as a major breakthrough idea by the Harvard Business Review.
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.
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.
Kjell Anders Nordström is a Swedish economist, writer and public speaker. Amid the madness and hyperbole surrounding the new economy, Dr. Nordström is a guru of the new world of business.
James Rickards is the author of the national bestseller, Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis and a Partner in JAC Capital Advisors, a hedge fund based in New York. He is a counselor and investment advisor and has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve.
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In the field of Innovation, Diamandis is chairman and ceo of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight. Today the X PRIZE leads the world in designing and operating large-scale global competitions to solve market failures.
Todd Buchholz is an international economist, hedge fund manager, former Harvard lecturer. He has written several books on the economy, including New Ideas from Dead Economists, New Ideas from Dead CEOs and Market Shock.
Jeremy Rifkin is a frequent keynote speaker for governments, businesses, labor and civic forums. He has lectured at hundreds of the world’s leading corporations as well as more than 200 universities in some 30 countries in the past 30 years.
Andrew, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is a globally recognized expert on green business strategy, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. He has advised some of the world’s leading companies, including Bank of America, Bayer, Boeing, Bridgestone, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and Pepsi.
Dr. Barry Asmus is a Senior Economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis. Dr. Asmus has been named by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the United States. Over the last twenty-five years, Dr. Asmus has spoken to thousands of companies and associations throughout the United States.
Gregory Zuckerman is a Special Writer at The Wall Street Journal and author of “The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters,” a national bestseller published November 2013 by Portfolio/Penguin Press describing how a few unlikely individuals created an American energy resurgence.