World Affairs Keynote Speakers

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World Affairs keynote speakers deliberately analyze global platforms in the world's infrastructure. Spurred on by explosive growth of environmental changes, globalization, overall world affairs, politics and energy, GDA Speakers can enable your group with a world affairs keynote speaker to shed light on circumstances impacting the globe.


Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 13

Vikram Mansharamani Featured

Global Trend-Watcher; Former Harvard and Yale Lecturer; Author

Vikram is a global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities. He is an academic, advisor, and author as well as a frequently sought-after speaker. Vikram adopts a uniquely global approach to his work, having worked on every continent other than Antarctica

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 7 Videos: 36

Jamie Metzl Featured

Technology and Healthcare Futurist, Global Affairs Specialist, Science Fiction Novelist, and Genetic Engineering Expert

Jamie Metzl is one of the world's leading futurists and global public health experts who has been called "the original Covid-19 whistleblower" for his groundbreaking work exploring pandemic origins. He is the author of five books, including recent bestseller Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 3

General Anthony Zinni Featured

United States Marine Corps (Retired)

Gen. Zinni’s 39 years of military service took him to more than 70 countries. His operational experiences included two tours in Vietnam, where he was severely wounded. His last assignment was Commanding General, U. S. Central Command.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 14

Michael (Misha) Auslin

Best-Selling Author on Geopolitics, Wall Street Journal Contributor and Frequent Fox News Commentator

Michael Auslin is a Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. A historian by training, he specializes in U.S. policy in Asia and geopolitical issues in the Indo-Pacific region. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Noreena Hertz

Economist; One of the World's Leading Thinkers

Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader and economist with an impressive track record in predicting global trends. She advises some of the world's leading business, media, and political players on strategy, digital, sustainability, and global economic and geo-political risks.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 6 Videos: 7

Katty Kay

U.S. Special Correspondent for BBC Studios; Award-winning Journalist; Bestselling Author

Award-winning journalist and 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 four NYT bestsellers on the subject.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Jeff Lanza

Retired FBI Special Agent

Jeff is a highly rated speaker who presents on very timely topics, including cyber security and identity theft prevention. His presentations, which are designed to inform and entertain, are based on his experience as an FBI agent and consultant for national media.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 6

John Sitilides

Geopolitical & Geo-Economic Strategist - Expert in Global Affairs and American Politics

John is a geopolitical strategist and diplomacy coordinator to the Department of State, sharing 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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