Risk Management & Forecasting | Award-winning Journalist | Bestselling Author
Can we improve our ability to forecast the future and manage risks to do better in business and life? Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Dan Gardner tackles these questions and more in his eye-opening and mind-expanding talks. Based on his bestselling books about psychology and decision making, Gardner’s talks draw on the latest research and his long experience in journalism and politics to challenge assumptions and find creative solutions.
A former journalist and national affairs commentator, Dan’s work has won or been nominated for every major award in Canadian newspaper journalism, including the National Newspaper Award, the Michener Award, and the Canadian Association of Journalists Award. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of three books — Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear, Future Babble, and, most recently, Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction, which was named one of the best books of 2015 by The Economist, Bloomberg, and Amazon. His books have been published in 24 countries and 19 languages.
Currently a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Dan has spoken and consulted to organizations worldwide, including Google, Goldman Sachs, Siemens, Zurich Insurance, Khosla Ventures, and a variety of hedge funds and governments.