Andrew Busch

Andrew Busch

Author, columnist and television commentator, Andrew Busch has been connecting the dots between events and global financial markets for the last twenty-five years. As the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for BMO Capital and outside advisor to Congress and the US Treasury, Andrew Busch regularly crafts strategies for dealing with the volatile global markets. With a humorous and humble Midwest approach, Busch shows audiences how to interpret the seismic global and public policy shifts that are taking place for investors and corporations. His timely and energetic presentations show attendees how to live and thrive in the current economic chaos. Read more

Arthur Levitt

Arthur Levitt

An experienced market veteran and the longest serving chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission, Arthur Levitt worked tirelessly to educate, empower and protect America’s investors, and as chairman, cared deeply about the stability of the market. He foresaw the accountability issues that contributed to Enron, and warned Congress; he pushed for improving the quality of financial reporting, including strengthening the oversight role of corporate audit committees; and worked to level the information playing field through legislation that required companies to release important information to all investors at the same time. Read more

Barry Asmus

Barry Asmus

An unapologetic advocate of free enterprise and privatization, Barry Asmus is recognized as a revolutionary thinker who delivers his ideas in an energy-filled entertaining presentation. Asmus doesn’t just talk policy – he makes it happen. A senior economist for the National Center for Policy Analysis, Asmus has directly influenced how world leaders approach social security, health care, monetary and fiscal policy and other equally complex issues. With presentations customized to reflect your particular economic policy needs, Asmus helps audiences understand major policy issues – without all the jargon. Read more

Bernard Baumohl

Bernard Baumohl

Bernard Baumohl, Chief Global Economist and Managing Director of The Economic Outlook Group, is far ahead of the curve in assessing the direction of the U.S. and world economy. After starting his career as an analyst with the Council on Foreign Relations, he later served as an economist at European American Bank, where he was responsible for monitoring the global economy and developing forecasts. Baumohl was also TIME magazine’s senior economics reporter for two decades. An award-winning journalist, he covered the news from New York, Washington, London, and Jerusalem. Read more

Brett King

Brett King

Often referred to as The Disruptor, Brett King is known in financial circles as a Bank Futurist. Recently named Read more

Clark Winter

Clark Winter

Clark Winter is an internationally known commentator on the world economy, global financial markets and geopolitics. He founded Winter Capital International, an independent advisory firm that structured multi-manager portfolios by harnessing the talents of independent investment managers working worldwide; the company was later acquired by Citigroup. Winter also served as the chief global investment strategist for Citigroup Global Wealth Mgmt, Citi Private Bank, Smith Barney and Goldman Sachs & Co as managing director and director of portfolio strategy. Read more

David L. Smith

David Smith

With singular independence of mind and uncanny insight, David L. Smith explains what is going on in the global economy and financial markets—the good, the bad and the ugly – and how investors and businesses can avoid surprises and deploy resources to avoid losses and capture profits in volatile times. If you want “conventional wisdom” try the punditocracy; however if you want to know what is really going on and how to profit from it, listen to David L. Smith. As an independent economist, Smith has been praised for his objective and original insight, free of commercial bias. Rejecting the herd instincts of the conventional wisdom spouters, Smith’s uncanny forecasts and profitable strategies have enabled his audiences to reap handsome rewards and avoid substantial losses. Read more

Gene Stanaland

Gene Stanaland

Dr. Gene Stanaland has been called the “Will Rogers of Economics.” He has the uncanny ability to take complex subjects and make them understandable and entertaining. Through his wit and style he makes the “dreary science” exciting, leaving audiences laughing and informed. Possessing a unique ability to analyze current economic conditions and relate their impact on individuals and businesses in an understandable and entertaining way, Stanaland leaves audiences entertained but also educated about the economic realities of the day. Read more

Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is the president of the world’s leading global political risk research and consulting firm, Eurasia Group. He is creator of Wall Street’s first-ever global political risk index now the GPRI (Global Political Risk Index) — a joint venture with investment bank Citigroup. Bremmer has written for Washington Post, Newsweek, and Harvard Business Review and appears frequently in the media as a political risk expert. He works with financial, corporate, and government groups to provide them with accurate information and insight on how political developments move markets. Read more

Ian Morrison

Ian Morrison

With his eye firmly focused on the horizon, futurist Ian Morrison looks at where we’re going and how to plan for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Using the present to discover implications for the future, Ian Morrison helps audiences plan for long-term success by identifying the driving forces shaping their destiny. Drawing on cutting-edge research and practical experience as a consultant in the field, Morrison shows listeners how to recognize the unexpected opportunities that transform an organization, an industry or a life. Read more