Intellectually fearless and a perennial visionary, perhaps the foremost economic, social, environmental and political thinker in America today. Author of 14 best-selling books and an audience favorite for his illuminating and inspirational ideas.
A visionary leader with an adept appreciation of the financial and business challenges facing the U.S. and the world, the Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. is one of the most prominent and powerful voices on today's political, environmental, and economic landscape. His sharp acuity and unparalleled skills in the global industry and finance have led Paulson to serve at the highest levels of the U.S. Government and the private sector.
A dedicated intellectual entrepreneur, Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. Bremmer's career spans academic, investment, and policymaking communities, with a focus on global macro-political trends and emerging markets in which "politics matter at least as much as economics for market outcomes."
An intellectual force and one of the world's most distinguished authorities on the global economy, international finance and foreign policy. Perhaps unrivaled in his depth and breadth of what makes global economies tic and how best to operate in an increasingly global market.
Sallie L. Krawcheck has built a career that demonstrates it is possible to turn around and substantially grow troubled financial services businesses through eliminating a number of Wall Street conflicts of interests and focusing on the investing client. She is the owner of Ellevate (formerly known as 85Broads). Ellevate is the leading professional women's networking organization, which is committed to the economic empowerment of women globally. She has also teamed up with Pax WorldManagement, a fund management company, to offer an index fund called Ellevate Asset Management which focuses on companies where women make up a significant portion of officers and directors. She is also an industry commentator and LinkedIn INfluencer, with more than 250K followers, focusing on her passions: regu ...
Leader extraordinaire known for building HP into the largest technology company in the world; she became one of America's most visible and influential corporate leaders and one of the world's most distinguished business innovators. She is a thought-leader known for results.
Ben Stein is probably the closest any man comes these days to being a true Renaissance man. His financial and economics work was cited in the efforts of the Nobel Prize winner in Economics, George Akerlof. He was the host of the long-running quiz show on Comedy Central, Win Ben Stein's Money, which won seven Emmys.
From Time's "Top 100" list to the Wall Street Journal's "The 50 Women to Watch," Sheila is one of the most requested finance and economics thought-leaders in the industry. She guided the FDIC and audiences crave her insights. Forbes touted her as the "second most powerful woman in the world."
Often considered one of the top speakers for doing business in China. Spending more than three decades working with - and in - China, Gary Locke is one of the world's foremost authorities on U.S.-China relations, global expansion, and business growth.
Over the past 35 years Dr. Harry G. Broadman has been prominently at the vanguard of the formulation and execution of many of the most critical business and policy decisions on global finance, investment, regulation and trade of our time. Broadman delivers exceptionally stimulating insights drawing on the rich and diverse mosaic of his high-level practitioner experiences, coupled with his record as a world renowned thought-leader, book author and globally sought after speaker. Broadman offers a unique, compelling, entertaining and often provocative point of view--which the National Journal recently referred to as “the Broadman School of Economics”--on not only where are the market opportunities and risks in today’s global industrial landscape, but also on how to anticipate future cha ...
Former Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns is America’s “secret diplomatic weapon” – the most distinguished and admired American diplomat of his generation.
Dr. Evan A. Feigenbaum is one of America’s leading experts on Asia. He is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia (2007-09), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia (2006-07) and Member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff responsible for East Asia (2001-06). With wide experience across the region, he focuses most heavily on China and India, geopolitics and economics, and the changing role of the United States across the Pacific. Feigenbaum is currently vice chairman of the Paulson Institute, established by former Treasury secretary and Goldman Sachs CEO Henry M. Paulson, Jr. His diverse career with Asia has spanned government service as a US diplomat, think tanks, the private sector, and three major regions of Asia: East, Central, and So ...