Dr. Mark Zandi is a sought-after keynote speaker at client briefings and conferences, a nonpartisan consultant to government officials, and a valued source of facts and analysis for major news media outlets. As chief economist and co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, Mark directs the firm's research and consulting activities for businesses, government agencies, and other entities in the U.S. and around the globe.
Mark Zandi is the Chief Economist and co-founder of Moody’s Analytics. His research interests include macroeconomics, financial markets and public policy, he has specific knowledge on the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy.
Mark received his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania, where he did his research with Gerard Adams and Nobel laureate Lawrence Klein, and received his B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
As a clear and articulate speaker, Mark is able to analyse the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and assess the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets. Mark also conducts regular briefings on the economy. He is often quoted in national and global publications and interviewed by major news media outlets and is the author of Financial Shock, an exposé of the financial crisis. He is also an author, who has published work on the nation’s fiscal challenges.
He is a trusted advisor for some of the world's biggest financial institutes, policymakers and even some of the former Obama administration. With his vast experience in the world of finance and economics, Mark Zandi is an interesting, articulate and experienced speaker.
Able to speak about the economic landscape, policymakers and international financial developments, Mark’s broad scope of fiscal issues makes him an ideal keynote speaker for all such events.