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Top 10 Speakers on the Trends Shaping the Economy & Financial Markets

Understanding the forces that have shaped the current Economy over the past 12 months is fascinating. Understanding the forces that will shape the Economy over the next 12 months is crucial. If you are making a business decision or planning a strategic investment, you need to hear from the Top 10 Speakers on the Trends Shaping the Economy.

Dr. George Friedman | Speaker and Author on the Future of Geopolitics & Economics

Geopolitical Expert & Keynote Speaker Dr. George Friedman at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Dr. George Friedman is an internationally recognized geopolitical forecaster, international affairs strategist and best-selling author. As Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Futures, an online publication dedicated to forecasting the course of global events, Friedman combines his passion for writing and publishing for his readers world wide who follow international affairs. Prior to founding Geopolitical Futures, Friedman guided the intellectual vision of Stratfor, the geopolitical intelligence publishing and consulting firm he founded in 1996.

In 2019, he was appointed as Senior Advisor to the Gallup organization – to help make sense of the geopolitical forces shaping U.S. and global economic and political policy.

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Todd Buchholz | Former White House Senior Economic Advisor, Leading Economist & Business Strategist

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Todd BuchholzEconomist and keynote speaker, lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit, says the Associated Press. The former White House senior economic advisor, Tiger hedge fund managing director and best-selling author has jousted with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein. His lively and informative speaking engagements have earned him a place in Successful Meetings Magazine’s 21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century, and his best-selling books on economics and financial markets have been widely translated and are taught in universities worldwide.

As a keynote speaker and commentator, Todd brings his experience as a former White House director of economic policy, a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and a Harvard economics teacher to the cutting edge of economics, fiscal politics, finance, and business strategy.

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Sallie Krawcheck | Elite Wall Street Executive, CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest

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Sallie Krawcheck has a reputation for integrity, creativity, independence of thought, a sense of humor and an unrelenting focus on results, who has built a career that has reached the top levels of success across a range of functions: as a senior corporate executive, as a research analyst and now as an entrepreneur. Sallie Krawcheck is also CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women. She was named number 9 on Fast Company’s list of the “100 Most Creative People 2014,” she has also been referred to as one of the most successful, strategic and influential executives in financial services. From turning around and growing troubled wealth management businesses to eliminating Wall Street conflicts of interest and advocating a true client-centered business model, Fortune Magazine called her “The Last Honest Analyst” during her tenure at Sanford Bernstein. She spent years as the guardian of such brands as Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch and US Trust.

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Dr. Daniel Crosby | President of IncBlot Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Finance Speaker

Finance Keynote Speaker Daniel Crosby at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Dr. Daniel Crosby, a behavioral finance expert and sought after thought leader on market psychology, is the founder of Nocturne Capital. Dr. Crosby created the sentiment and valuation measures that serve as the overlay for Nocturne’s tactical strategy. His ideas have appeared in the Huffington Post, Think Advisor, and Risk Management, as well as columns for WealthManagement.com and Investment News. 

Daniel was named one of Investment News “40 Under 40” and a “financial blogger you should be reading” by AARP. Daniel’s second book, Personal Benchmark, co-authored with Charles Widger of Brinker Capital, was a New York Times bestseller that outlines a highly personalized approach to investing that aligns intention with action while fostering an investment experience that is both enjoyable and rational.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-Daniel-Crosby

Ian Goldin | Former VP of the World Bank, Speaks on Globalization & Future Trends

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Professor Ian Goldin was the Founding Director of the Oxford Martin School from September 2006 to September 2016. He is currently Oxford University Professor of Globalization and Development and the Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change. He is a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin School and a Professorial Fellow at the University’s Balliol College.

During his decade as Director, the School established 45 programs of research, bringing together more than 500 academics from across Oxford, from over 100 disciplines – and becoming the world’s leading centre for interdisciplinary research into critical global challenges.

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Dr. Harry G. Broadman | Renowned Corporate Strategist, Negotiator, Investor, and Speaker on Global Business Risk and Opportunities

Economics & Finance Keynote Speaker Harry Broadman at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Harry G. Broadman is a globally renowned executive, practitioner and authority on enterprise restructuring, new product market entry, cross-border geographic expansion, and co-investment strategic alliances to sharpen international business competitiveness. Re-inventing himself multiple times in a truly interdisciplinary fashion across greatly differentiated senior roles in the private sector, interspersed with stints as a high-level policy maker and regulator, Harry emerged as a genuine thought leader on the transformation of world markets long before the term “globalization” was ever uttered.

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Peter Ricchiuti | Economist and Professor at the Freeman School of Business, Tulane University

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Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Chooty) is originally from Boston but “came to New Orleans just as soon as he’d heard about it.” He teaches finance at Tulane University where he has received numerous teaching awards. He has been featured widely in the financial media including; The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, CNBC and BARRON’s.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Peter-Ricchiuti

Amy Myers Jaffe | Leading Expert on Geopolitics of Oil, Energy and Security

Economics Keynote Speaker Amy Myers Jaffe at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on the geopolitics of oil and gas and energy security and is an influential thought leader on global energy policy and sustainability. She is Chair, World Economic Forum (Davos) Global Agenda Council on The Future of Oil and Gas, and is executive director for Energy and Sustainability at University of California, Davis. Jaffe is a member of the National Petroleum Council and serves as an advisory board member of GE Ecoimagination and as a technical committee member on shale gas for the Union of Concerned Scientists. A contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s “21 Solutions to Save the World” and recipient of the Award for Excellence in Energy Writing by the International Association for Energy Economics, Jaffe was named to Esquire’s annual 100 Best and Brightest and Elle Magazine’s Women for the Environment.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Amy-Myers-Jaffe

Jacob L. Shapiro | Distinguished Geopolitical Analyst and Speaker on International Affairs

Geopolitical Keynote Speaker Jacob L. Shapiro at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Complex global issues require new approaches and alternative ways of thinking. That’s why Jacob L. Shapiro founded Perch Perspectives, a political and business consulting firm that offers our clients a different, more comprehensive perspective of the forces that shape the world and impact business decisions.

As founder and chief strategist, Jacob work with companies in the energy, technology, agriculture, and aerospace industries to solve key business issues and provide insight that decision-makers can build into business and political strategies.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Jacob-Logan-Shapiro

Marci Rossell | CNBC Chief Economist and Speaker on Finance

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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.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Marci-Rossell

Geoff Colvin | Senior Editor-at-Large, FORTUNE Magazine; Commentator on Business & Economic Issues and Trends Driving Disruption

Economics Keynote Speaker Geoff Colvin at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Geoff Colvin‘s catchphrase is “One thing that defines the best companies and leaders is they confront reality faster than the competition.”  Geoff Colvin of Fortune delivers valuable insights to help them do just that. His unique perspective stems from unparalleled access to top global business leaders who tell him what they’re seeing, thinking, and doing. As a result, Geoff can provide audiences with a clearer path for an uncertain future. Geoff unpacks actionable insights on the economic, market, political, and technological forces driving disruptive change. Geoff’s columns and cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal fans, many of whom also hear him on the CBS Radio Network, where he reaches seven million listeners each week. Geoff Colvin is author of four books including the groundbreaking international best-seller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else. His latest book is The New York Times best-seller Humans are Underrated which looks at the future of work and how humans will fit into a workplace filled with robots and smart technology.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Geoff-Colvin

Ron Insana | CNBC Senior Analyst & Contributor, Trailblazing Financial Journalist, Best-Selling Author and Financial Professional

Ron Insana Economy Speaker at The Sweeney Agency Speakers Bureau

Ron Insana maintains that “Financial markets send messages. Heed them because forewarned is forearmed with respect to future economic, political and geo-political events.” What are the forces and trends driving and disrupting the business environment, the economy and how will they impact you, your industry, and your investment decisions? Those are the questions Ron has answered for viewers and listeners every single day for over three decades. Currently a contributor to CNBC where he also served as anchor and correspondent since 1991, Ron also hosts The Market Score Board Report, a thrice-daily nationally syndicated radio program.

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