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Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large of Fortune Magazine and author of Talent is Overrated, Geoff Colvin is well-placed to comment on today’s most significant trends in business and current affairs - from globalization to wealth creation to the infotech revolution. He is a versatile and experienced conference facilitator  and keynote speaker, and has been listed amongst the 100 most influential figures in corporate governance.

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Geoff Colvin Biography

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, and Author, Talent is Overrated, Geoff Colvin is a versatile and experienced facilitator, host and keynote speaker.

Background and career

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As FORTUNE’s Senior Editor-at-Large, 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.

Colvin’s groundbreaking bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the Year and has been published...

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, and Author, Talent is Overrated, Geoff Colvin is a versatile and experienced facilitator, host and keynote speaker.

Background and career

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As FORTUNE’s Senior Editor-at-Large, 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.

Colvin’s groundbreaking bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the Year and has been published in a dozen languages. Charlie Rose says it is “spectacular” and “fascinating.” Daniel H. Pink calls it “profoundly important.” Donald Trump calls it “enlightening” and “inspiring.” Colvin’s book The Upside of the Downturn: Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath was named the best management book of the year by Strategy + Business magazine.

Directorship magazine has named Colvin one of the 100 most influential figures in corporate governance.

As a speaker, Colvin has engaged hundreds of audiences on six continents. He is also a skilled on-stage interviewer whose subjects have included Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Steve Case, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and many others. He is the regular lead moderator of the Fortune Global Forum, and he serves as moderator for the International Business Leaders Forum in London.

Colvin is one of America’s preeminent business broadcasters. He is heard daily on the CBS Radio Network, where he has made over 10,000 broadcasts and reaches seven million listeners each week. He has appeared on Today, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News, CNN, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs.

A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an M.B.A. from New York University.

Speaking Topics

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, and Author, Talent is Overrated, Geoff Colvin is a versatile and experienced facilitator, host and keynote speaker.

  • Economic Trends
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Government Regulation
  • Leadership and Management
  • Intersection of Politics and Business
  • Health Care
  • Leadership
  • Globalization
  • wealth creation
  • the infotech revolution
  • Secrets of High Achievers
  • Host
  • Discussion Leader
  • Moderator

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