Geoff Colvin is an award-winning author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business and the economy. As Fortune magazine's Senior Editor-at-Large, Colvin has an insider's perspective fueled by long-standing relationships with the world's top leaders in business and government.
One of journalism's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, management, globalization, regulation, corporate governance, competition, the economy, and human performance, Colvin's column and frequent cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal readers and his newsletter, Power Sheet, provides a look at how leaders are shaping today’s tumultuous world.
A preeminent business broadcaster, Colvin is heard daily on the CBS Radio Network and has appeared on outlets including NBC, CNN, FOX Business, CBS, ABC and PBS. Previously, as anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune on PBS, he spoke each week to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America.
As a speaker, Colvin brings clarity to the most important and complex issues impacting business and the economy, in tailored keynotes that deliver relevant insights that help leaders understand what the future holds. He has spoken for corporate and association conferences around the world and interviewed such renowned leaders as Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Steve Case, Tony Blair, and George W. Bush.
Colvin is the best-selling author of Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else; The Upside of the Downturn: Management Strategies for Difficult Times, named “Best Management Book of the Year” by Strategy + Business magazine; and Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will.
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Geoff delivers more without our asking. He is one of the most genuinely respectful and caring people on the speaking circuit. And despite his vast business knowledge and superior interviewing skill, he hasn't a trace of ego -- all too rare a combination of attributes in our industry. Commonfund Forum
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