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Rich Karlgaard

Former Publisher and Futurist, Forbes Media
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Former Forbes Publisher and Futurist Rich Karlgaard provides real-time insights on the U.S. and global economy, what the 2024 election results will mean for your business and how companies and associations can prosper using AI to their advantage.  

It's now on the shoulders of CEOs to consider digital fluency. Are we moving fast enough? How can we move fast enough without moving into chaos? Rich Karlgaard

Called “the Navigator to the Future” by the late thought leader Clayton Christensen and praised by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek, for his insights, Rich is a thought leader that Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and national associations turn to for a reliable roadmap of what’s to come. Drawing from his roles as the Silicon Valley-based futurist for Forbes, a columnist for Forbes Asia, host of the annual Forbes Global CEO Conference and semi-annual Forbes investor cruises, Rich’s business-consultant-like approach helps audiences gain a practical understanding of the events that are rapidly changing their world and the impacts on business, industry, and markets.

Rich is also an advisory board member of a publicly traded AI company and a major growth consultancy. He’s a past recipient of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Rich equips today’s leaders with timely insights that help them adapt to the era of technological, economic and political disruption and thrive in an increasingly complex U.S. and global marketplace.

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