Janine di Giovanni is one of Europe’s most respected and experienced journalists, with vast experience covering war and conflict. Her reporting has been called “established, accomplished brilliance” and she has been cited as “the finest foreign correspondent of our generation”.
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.
Margaret Brennan has reported on politics, international affairs, and global markets for nearly two decades. Currently the moderator of CBS News’ Face the Nation and the network’s senior foreign affairs correspondent, she is one of the most visible faces in political news today and only the second-ever female host of the 63-year-old program. Brennan focuses on offering a fact-based review of the day’s biggest ongoing news as well as breaking stories, and draws on her extensive global experience to provide an unbiased, big-picture look at the issues that matter now. She skillfully connects waves passing through Washington to larger global tides turning and remaking culture, politics, the global economy, and more.
Len Berman is an Emmy-Award winning sportscaster and New York Times Best Selling Author who has covered just about every major sports event including multiple Super Bowls, World Series, and Olympics during his 40-year career in broadcasting.
New Yorker staff writer and National Book Award-winning author Evan Osnos specializes in politics and foreign affairs, spanning the U.S., the Middle East, East Asia and China. He won the National Book Award in 2014 for Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman is a renowned surgeon, Stanford University professor, and corporate director. Her career includes fifteen years working on innovative medical programs and products for General Electric and Johnson & Johnson, and more than thirty years as a Senior Medical Editor at NBC News and ABC News.
Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author, and television host. She was co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America from 1980 through 1997 and is the author of 12 books.
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.
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.
Laura Ingraham is one of the most trusted and widely-recognized conservative voices, offers a passionate and captivating look at the world. Laura Ingraham is the most listened-to woman in political talk radio in the United States.
Geoff is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues. As anchor of Wall Street Week with FORTUNE on PBS, he spoke each week to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America.
Not just a brilliant political speaker and current affairs speaker. Anderson Cooper anchors CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360°, and AC360° Later. He is also an 8-time Emmy Amard Winner.
Richard Paul “Rick” Reilly (born February 3, 1958) is an American sportswriter. Long known for being the “back page” columnist for Sports Illustrated, Reilly moved to ESPN on June 1, 2008, where he was a featured columnist for ESPN.com and wrote the back page column for ESPN the Magazine. Reilly hosted ESPN’s Homecoming with Rick Reilly, an interview show, and he is a contributing essayist for ESPN SportsCenter and ABC Sports.
John J. Loftus is a former Army Officer, former Federal Prosecutor and noted historian. He is included among the few ever to have held COSMIC security clearances, including code word, NATO, and nuclear Top Secrets. For decades he has worked without pay as an attorney to help other law abiding intelligence agents blow the whistle on government corruption. He is the author of seven books, two of which were international best sellers and one was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
Mark Bowden is an author, journalist, screenwriter, and teacher. His book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, (The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1999) is an international bestseller, which spent more than a year on The New York Times bestseller list (a month at number one), and was a finalist for the National Book Award. A story of the bloody 1993 battle American soldiers fought in Mogadishu, Somalia, it inspired the acclaimed feature film by director Ridley Scott.
Riz Khan is a recognized face worldwide following extensive careers with the BBC and CNN. In 2005, he set-up the English-language channel of Al Jazeera, and started hosting its flagship program, Riz Khan—a daily, live, interactive, topical show featuring the world’s top newsmakers.
Roeper began working as a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1987. The topics of his columns range from politics to media to entertainment. In more recent years, he has been widely considered one of the finest newspaper writers in Chicago, just a notch below the city’s golden-inked “Mount Rushmore” of John Kass (Tribune), Dave Hoekstra (Sun-Times), Jay Mariotti (Sun-Times) and Roger Ebert (Sun-Times).
As lead anchor for BBC World News America broadcasts, Katty Kay covers the world’s biggest news stories for the network. Highly praised for her work, she gives an inside look at the events behind the headlines for American and global affairs – the challenges facing the Obama administration and Congress, U.S. elections, Wall Street, global economic news, world trouble spots and more.
Dan Buettner is an internationally recognized researcher, explorer, New York Times best-selling author, and National Geographic Fellow. He founded Blue Zones®, a company that puts the world’s best practices in longevity and well-being to work in people’s lives.