Meet Chicago Keynote Speaker Geoff Colvin

Our keynote speaker at the Chicago Doing Business Globally conference is Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large of Fortune Magazine, best-selling author, and national broadcaster.

Mr. Colvin speaks frequently on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the information technology revolution, and related issues. He previously served as anchor of “Wall Street Week with Fortune” on PBS, a program which drew the largest audience of any business television program in the US. He also frequently contributes on the CBS Radio Network, reaching 7 million listeners each week.

Mr. Colvin is the author of “Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else,” which received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the Year, and has been translated into a dozen languages. He is also the author of the upcoming book, “Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know that Brilliant Machines Never Will,” scheduled to be released in August.

Mr. Colvin studied Economics at Harvard University and received his MBA from New York University.  He is a native of Vermillion, South Dakota.

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