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.

Author, facilitator and Senior Editor-at-Large of Fortune Magazine, Geoff Colvin is an international star on the corporate circuit.

He comments on current significant business trends, including the generation of affluence, management techniques, globalization, the infotech revolution, and related issues.

In a word: fantastic! Geoff really was perfect for this. He kept the conversation lively and just really knocked it out of the ballpark.
Microsoft

As a keynote speaker, Geoff engages audiences around the world, who especially appreciate his remarkable perspective: he has analysed companies and business leaders worldwide as they confront the largest issues of our time, and has seen what distinguishes the winners from the losers. Each talk is as fresh as that morning’s headlines, and nobody leaves one of Geoff’s sessions thinking the same way.

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.

One of America's sharpest and most respected commentators, Geoff anchors TV show Wall Street Week with FORTUNE which is broadcast weekly to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America. He also broadcasts regularly on CBS Radio Network, and has appeared on every major US TV network.

Geoff has written four books, including ‘Humans Are Underrated’ and ‘Angel Customers & Demon Customers’. His bestseller ‘Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else’ was awarded Best Business Book of the Year and has been published in a dozen languages. ‘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 and Business magazine.

Named by Directorship magazine as one of the 100 most influential figures in corporate governance, Geoff is a versatile and experienced facilitator, host and keynote speaker.

His speaking topics include:

-    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

For further information or to book Geoff Colvin, call us on +44 (0) 20 8365 3200 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

What people said about Geoff Colvin

Geoff's stewardship of the business sessions opened the door for a truly interactive and valuable dialogue. His depth of understanding of the challenges these companies are facing and the opportunities that lie ahead added tremendously to our conversations.
Cisco

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