Each week, our colleague Maria Franzoni invites one of our keynote speakers to discuss their life, work, current projects and passions .We hope that hearing more about them will allow you to get a better understanding of who they are.

Maria’s guest this week is an internationally known commentator on the world economy, technology and financial markets. He has served as a director for economic policy at The White House and advised such investment firms as the Soros Fund, Goldman Sachs, and Tiger Management, where he served as a managing director of the 15-billion-dollar investment fund. He is the author of the acclaimed New Ideas from Dead Economists. His latest book The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them, was called a “must-read by The Wall Street Journal.

He is a co-producer of the Broadway hit musical Jersey Boys. He is also active in maths education and is the inventor of the Math Arrow, which makes numbers more intuitive for children. The Associated Press has said that “he lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit.” Let’s see if he can do that for us today …

Please welcome Todd Buchholz


Todd Buchholz Keynote Speaker

Todd Buchholz – Guest

Todd Buchholz is an international economist, hedge fund manager, winner of Harvard’s annual teaching prize and frequent TV and radio commentator. He has written several bestselling books on the economy, including New Ideas from Dead Economists, New Ideas from Dead CEOs and Market Shock. He is a widely sought after keynote speaker addressing a variety of topics, from the U.S. financial markets to geopolitical debates to economic policies that impact business strategies around the globe. With an incisive wit and entertaining style, Buchholz’s keynote presentations reveal the economic challenges and opportunities faced by our changing society and propose important strategies for success.

Maria Franzoni Keynote Speaker

Maria Franzoni – Host

Maria Franzoni is one of the most experienced speaker bookers in Europe and a recognised speaking industry expert. She has been a part of the London Speaker Bureau since 2000 & is the founder of MFL, a licensed office of London Speaker Bureau.

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