Current Events Keynote Speakers

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Current Events keynote speakers have a pulse on challenges and opportunities and need to convey what is trending, popular, fresh, important, and relevant in our current world. GDA Speakers can steer you to the right current events keynote speakers who are politicians, thought leaders, professors, poets, authors, journalists and experts in a particular field of study.


Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Chris Bashinelli

Actor & Activist

Actor/Humanitarian whose TV career spans MTV to The Sopranos; celebrated Emcee and Guest Speaker for TedX and the United Nations, at Jane Goodall’s National Leadership Retreat; Published Writer for Huffington Post and Lonely Planet; travels across the world hosting the TV Series Bridge the Gap on PBS TV.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Andrew Busch

Economist, 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer US government

Andy was the 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US government. His job was to brief Congress, the US Treasury and the White House on the economy and the markets.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Bob Costas

Broadcaster

Bob Costas has won twenty-six Emmy awards - more than any sports broadcaster. His versatility has been recognized with awards and nominations in the categories of hosting, play-by-play, writing, journalism, news, and entertainment.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Phil Gwoke

Generation Gen-X, Keynote Speaker and Consultant

Phil is a firm believer that with the proper motivation, training, and support system, members of any generation can become capable of remarkable accomplishments.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 11

Ron Insana

CNBC Senior Analyst and Commentator, Trailblazing Financial Journalist, Bestselling Author and Financial Professional

A regular CNBC and NBC News contributor, Ron Insana analyzes the forces driving the economy and how they impact your business, industry, and investments. Author of four bestsellers, Insana translates market signals and political maneuvers into actionable information audiences can use to protect what they have and uncover fresh opportunities.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 9

Katty Kay

Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Bestselling Author

BBC anchor Katty Kay broadcasts to a global audience from Washington with a fresh perspective on American politics and world affairs. She speaks on current events as well as self-assurance in women and girls, helping them turn thoughts into action. Katty co-authored three NYT bestsellers on the subject.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 16

Leslie Morgan Steiner

NYT best-selling author, Columnist for The Washington Post, Former Corporate Executive and Domestic Violence Survivor.

Leslie Morgan Steiner is a master of engaging men and women in today's most important women's leadership issues -- parenthood, relationships, and work/family balance.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Dambisa Moyo

International Economist & Author who Analyzes the Macroeconomy and Global Affairs

Dr. Moyo's work examines the interplay of international business and the global economy, while highlighting the key opportunities for investment; capitalizing on her rare ability to translate trends in markets, politics, regulatory matters and economics into their likely impact on global business.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 10

Greg Schwem

Business Humorist/Corporate Host

Greg Schwem is more than a comedian. He is a motivational business humorist. That means he will make your audience laugh at themselves while also delivering business tips and insights guaranteed to send an audience away motivated and feeling good about themselves and their profession.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 4

P.W. Singer

Futurist, Cybersecurity, Technology and National Security Expert

Described in the Wall Street Journal as "the premier futurist in the national-security environment," Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare, and bestselling author of books on technology and cybersecurity. "Info-tainment" style

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

John Sitilides

Geopolitical Strategist - Expert in Global Affairs and American Politics

John is a geopolitical strategist and diplomacy coordinator to the Department of State, shares his insights into U.S. and global geopolitical trends, intelligence and strategies before high-stakes decision makers and opinion leaders at investor, business and government conferences, forums and events.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 10

Lynn Smith

Anchor, HLN (CNN Headline News) On The Story

Lynn Smith has been entrenched in news for two decade.  First as a producer at the TODAY show then in front of the camera in local and national news. Lynn gives a unique perspective into the world of effective communication, storytelling and acheiving big things in competitive fields.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Tim Washer

Former Comedy Writer and Actor on SNL

Tim Washer spent 20 years at IBM, Cisco and Accenture mostly feigning interest on conference calls. Moonlighting as a comedy writer/actor on SNL, Conan and The Late Show established him as a Subject Matter Expert in nonsense. Tim applied humor to humanize some of the world’s most boring brands. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 19 Videos: 6

Bob Woodward

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist Associate Editor, The Washington Post and Author, 19 Bestsellers

The most influential investigative reporter of our time, BOB WOODWARD gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal. Woodward doesn’t take sides – he's firmly non-partisan. His tough-but-fair reporting seeks to shine a light on the inner-workings of Washington because democracies die in darkness.

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Keynotes: 18 Books: 3 Videos: 5

Peter Zeihan

Geopolitical Strategist, Thinker, Futurist

Geopolitical Strategist Peter Zeihan (pronounced Zion) is a global energy, demographic and security expert whose understanding of demography, economics, energy, politics, technology, and security helps clients best prepare for an uncertain future.

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