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.
Virtual Keynote Speakers
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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.
Frits van Paasschen is a seasoned global executive and the author of The Disruptors’ Feast. His thirty years of experience inside global companies has afforded him a unique perspective on the current trends that are impacting business around the world, making him an ideal speaker.
Robert Safian is editor and managing director of the award-winning monthly business magazine Fast Company. He is also an entrepreneur, innovator, and wonderful business speaker.
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.”
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.
Vivek Wadhwa is a Distinguished Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering. Based in Silicon Valley, he researches exponentially advancing technologies that are soon going to change our world. He also an excellent innovation and technology speaker.
A globally recognized innovation leader and futurist, Lisa founded futurethink in 2003 to provide a simple approach to the otherwise complicated topic of innovation. Her work in this field has made her a world renowned futurist speaker.
Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor. A Netflix co-founder, Randolph uses his experience in the business world to give insightful talks.
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.
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.
Tim Ferriss is a blogger, entrepreneur, and bestselling author. He is listed as #6 in the “Top 20 Angel Investor” rankings for 2014, and Newsweek calls him “the world’s best guinea pig,” which he takes as a compliment. The voice of innovation, Ferriss’s speaking focuses around efficiency, productivity, and success.
Born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, Fredrik Eklund is a New York City real estate broker, Bravo TV reality star, and New York Times best-selling author. Eklund’s experience in sales makes him a highly competent business speaker.
Chris is a dynamic speaker who debunks the biggest myths of negotiation. Chris engages all groups with captivating stories, insights, useful tips for business and everyday life, and interactive audience participation.
With multiple ventures on his resume, Marcus can be seen sharing his knowledge through numerous business and entertainment television programs, and is also regarded as one of the most sought-after industry experts and keynote speakers in the small business sector today.
Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Drawing on his experience as an IT entrepreneur, Herjavec provides audiences with high-quality business advice.
Jimmy Donal Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer, and technology visionary, who is best known as the Founder of Wikipedia, an international collaborative free content encyclopedia on the Internet, and the Wikimedia Foundation.
National Football League’s (NFL) only five-time Most Valuable Player (MVP) and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection.
Andrew McAfee studies how IT changes how companies perform, organize themselves, compete at higher levels, and how computerization affects competition, society, economy, & workforce.