Marvin Zonis is Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. A best-selling author with an acute awareness of the intersection of politics, economics and emerging technologies, he offers decision makers the tools to be able to decide what they must do to stay competitive in the global market.
Posts Tagged ‘Globalisation – International Affairs’
Klaus Töpfer, former Under Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) is one of the most renowned environmental politicians in the world, known internationally for his personal commitment to promote environment and sustainable development and to fight for the cause of the developing world.
Joseph Stiglitz Nobel Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences, Professor of Columbia University Graduate School of Business and Former World Bank Chief Economist is known for his critical view of the management of globalization, free-market economists and international institutes such as the International Monetary Fund. He is one of the most frequently cited economists in the world and is one of the most sought-after thinkers about the future of the world economy.
John Bruton Former Taoiseach of Ireland and EU Ambassador to Washington is an outspoken and engaging voice on the issues facing the Irish economic, business and political sectors. Now chairman of IFSC Ireland, he has been representing Ireland both home and abroad during a difficult period for the country’s reputation.
Misha Glenny is one of the world’s leading experts on cybercrime and global mafia networks. An award winning investigative journalist, historian, author, political commentator and broadcaster whose clear and frank speaking style provides audiences with a deeper understanding of the real life of international criminals. He is a regular TED Global speaker and spent the year leading up to Brazil’s World Cup (Summer 2014) researching his new book on the underground drug trade in Rio de Janeiro.
David Puttnam spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields, Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone and Memphis Belle. His films have won ten Oscar’s, 25 Bafta’s and the Palme D’Or at Cannes.
Patience Wheatcroft former editor in chief of the Wall Street Journal Europe and winner of the Wincott Award for Senior Financial Journalism is an engaging conference and after dinner speaker.
Patience Wheatcroft was the editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal Europe until February 2011. Prior to joining the Journal, Ms. Wheatcroft served as a non-executive director of Barclays plc and Shaftesbury plc as well as a consultant on business and public affairs.