Geoff Colvin

2017, Boston, Massachusetts

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, 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 longstanding relationships with the world’s top leaders in business and government. He knows what they’re seeing, thinking, and planning, and reveals how they’re leading, making choices, and responding to today’s challenges in ways that others can learn from.

Colvin’s regular column and frequent cover stories in Fortune earned him millions of loyal readers, and his Power Sheet newsletter provides a detailed look at how individual leaders are shaping today’s tumultuous world. Colvin is one of America's preeminent business broadcasters heard every day on the CBS Radio Network, where he’s made more than 10,000 broadcasts, reaching seven million listeners each week. He has appeared on Today, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC's World News Tonight, CNN, PBS's Nightly Business Report, plus more. He also served as anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune on PBS.

Colvin is a brilliant panel moderator, emcee and interviewer whose subjects have included Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Tony Blair, Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, Ben Bernanke and many others.

He is the international 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, and Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will.

A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an MBA from New York University.