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BRICs & Emerging Markets

As emerging markets make strides in our global economy, it becomes vitally important to understand these new niches and how they affect our own financial affairs. Uniting Nobel Prize-winning economists, international trade theorists, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and many more, our roster of BRIC speakers and emerging markets speakers will dazzle your audience with their insights into the current state of global economic affairs.

BRICs & Emerging Markets

International Trade Theorist

A celebrated economist and Columbia University professor, Jagdish N. Bhagwati has made contributions to development theory and policy, public finance, immigration and the new theory of political economy...

Advisor, World Economic Forum

A respected economist, speaker Xavier Sala-i-Martin focuses on such issues as economic development, world markets, innovation and competitiveness.

Managing Partner, China India Institute

As Managing Partner of the China India Institute, Haiyan Wang draws on her broad international experience to help her clients build viable global presences. She has been published in The Wall Street Journal and Business Week, among...

Foreign & Security Policy Expert

The former president of the World Bank and former US Deputy Secretary of Defense of Policy, speaker Paul Wolfowitz is a crucial voice in foreign and security policy.

Leading Historian on the Global Economy

Known for his analytical clarity and knack for controversy, Ferguson is an expert on everything from the strengths and limitations of American global power to the costs and benefits of economic globalization.

Nobel Laureate

The founder and managing director of Grameen Bank, speaker Muhammad Yunus is a Nobel Peace Prize winner who is respected for his work toward eradicating world poverty.

Economic Commentator

A member of the World Economic Forum and a contributor to CNBC and CNN, Dr. Linda Yueh explores the effects of globalization and the economies of developing countries.

Political Risk Expert

Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm, and the author of Every Nation for Itself, The End of the Free Market and Superpower.

Global Economist & Bestselling Author

Speaker Daniel Altman is a visionary economist whose work has revolved around identifying long-term solutions to problems facing the global economy.

The World's Leading Geo-Strategist

Parag Khanna is the leading next-generation voice on the future of global affairs. Named one of Esquire magazine's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, Khanna was a foreign policy advisor to President Barack Obama during his...

Expert on Strategy, Globalization & Emerging Markets

International business speaker Anil Gupta is widely recognized as one of the world's leading experts on strategy, globalization, and emerging markets.


Anand Giridharadas is an author and columnist, writing about a world in transition as seen through the lens of culture. He is the author of India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking.

Best-Selling Author & Atlantic Monthly Correspondent

Robert D. Kaplan is a senior fellow at the Center for New American Security in Washington, DC, and a national correspondent for The Atlantic. In 2011, he was recognized on Foreign Policy magazine's Top 100 Global Thinkers list.

Nobel Laureate & Former President of the Soviet Union

One of the 20th century's most pivotal leaders, Pres. Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his extraordinary leadership and the democratic reforms that ended the Cold War. As a keynote speaker he continues to inspire the rest...

World Renowned Economist

A renowned economist, speaker Nouriel Roubini is widely recognized for predicting the collapse of the US housing market and the global recession of 2008.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Journalist and best-selling author of Half the Sky Sheryl WuDunn offers a compelling perspective on current economic, political and social issues such as women's rights.

Founder of Google Ideas; Chief Advisor to Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt; CEO of Jigsaw

According to Jared Cohen, “You can’t understand the future of anything without applying both a physical and digital lens to it. As the CEO of the world’s preeminent technology incubator, Jigsaw (previously, Google Ideas, a top-ranked global think...

Market Guru & Global Entrepreneur

Alpesh Patel reaches 280 million viewers through his newspaper review on the BBC – discussing politics, economics and social issues – from the Arab Spring to US and Chinese elections. From his own weekly shows on business and politics on...

Former Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Dr. Panitchpakdi has served two terms as Secretary-General of UNCTAD. Known for his distinguished achievements in the economic and trade policymaking fields, he was honored with the Grand Prize in ASEAN's Asia Cosmopolitan Awards in 2012.

Former Foreign Minister of Russia

Speaker Andrey Kozyrev was the foreign minister of Russia under President Boris Yeltsin from October 1991 to January 1996.

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