Millions of eyes and ears count on — and respect — Geoff Colvin’s insights on the key issues driving change in business, politics, and the economy. The senior editor-at-large of Fortune magazine, Colvin draws on his unparalleled access to top global business leaders to share effective leadership strategies, and provide actionable insights on the on the economic, market, political, and technological forces driving disruptive change. He leaves audiences with a clearer path for an uncertain future.
Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard University with a degree in economics and has an MBA from New York University.
Nancy Giordano is an interdisciplinary futurist, global enterprise strategist, and bestselling author who has consulted on a portfolio of $60+ billion well-known brands and given more than 100+ global keynotes. With a drive to help enterprise organizations transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead, she advises leaders on the organizational structures and new mindsets necessary to effectively harness the significant technology innovations heading our way. An active strategist working on horizon solutions, Nancy believes we have a once in a generation opportunity to rethink, reimagine and reshape every industry and societal construct we call life.
Co-founder of the Indigenous Leadership Circle and co-visionary for the Prosperity Project
Focus: Traditional Worldviews and our Economic Evolution: Reinventing ourselves for the future
Our national and global economies are transforming at an unprecedented pace due to forceful pressures that have not historically driven economic decision making. In this session, Alicia Dubois will highlight relevant points of intersection between current economic trends/demands and traditional worldviews while also discussing how understanding and embracing traditional worldviews values will better position business and community leaders to create a more prosperous, hopeful future.
Alicia Dubois is a proud Indigenous professional who earned a B.Sc., with Distinction from the University of Lethbridge and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. Alicia is committed to advancing Indigenous prosperity and an equitable economy through economic development and strategic partnerships.
Alicia founded Nish Synergies Advisory Group to support Indigenous business leaders, corporations, not-for-profit organizations and governments as they navigate how to create synergistic, lasting business partnerships with shared outcomes and measurable impact. She is passionate about enhancing the national and international narrative around Indigenous business and partnerships.
Joshua P. Meltzer
Senior Fellow – Global Economy & Development, The Brookings Institution
Focus: Building a more competitive, inclusive, and sustainable North American economy
How we can leverage data flows and artificial intelligence to find trade and investment opportunities in North America. Joshua will summarize the main geostrategic themes affecting North American business.
Joshua Meltzer is a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution. At Brookings, Meltzer works on international trade law and policy issues with a focus on the World Trade Organization and large free trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Meltzer teaches digital trade law at Melbourne University Law School and has taught international trade law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School and Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies.
Roshi Givechi focuses her passions and talents to help leaders see opportunities and turn them into powerful stories from which to take action. Having spent 19 years at global design firm IDEO – lastly as Partner/Executive Design Director – she continues to shape processes to surface “a-ha's” and facilitate collective impact. Whether collaborating with businesses and governments or the inaugural Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit at sea, Roshi loves to propel change and is featured in Daniel Coyle’s book –The Culture Code, The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups – where she’s happily sandwiched somewhere between the Navy Seals and Pixar.