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.
Economy and Finance Speakers
The economy and finance speakers in this category are all fantastic keynote speakers, and are leading writers and economists in their field. We have searched tirelessly to bring our clients the best economists and speakers on the economy who will keep an audience amused and well-informed, and will make the decision maker look like a genius. Any of these economic speakers will be a great addition to your event.
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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.
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.
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.
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.”
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 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.
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 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 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.
Dambisa Moyo is the CEO and founder, Mildstorm Group – a boutique firm that analyzes the global macroeconomy, world financial markets, and works with clients to devise investment strategies. She completed a PhD in economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters from Harvard. Dambisa Moyo completed an undergraduate degree in chemistry and an MBA in finance at American University in Washington, D.C. To request Dambisa Moyo to speak at your next event, contact Robinson Speakers | The Gold Standard For Keynote Speakers
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The world-famous keynote and business speaker, Ben Stein, graduated from Columbia University in 1966 with honors in economics. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1970 as valedictorian of his class by election of his classmates. Ben Stein also studied in the graduate school of economics at Yale.
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.
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.