Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine
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, Geoff draws on his years of insider access to top government figures and high-profile executives to share effective leadership strategies, and provides his unparalleled perspective on the business climate of today… and tomorrow.
Now in his fourth decade at Fortune, Geoff is one of business journalism’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, management, globalization, regulation, corporate governance, competition, the economy, the InfoTech revolution, human performance, and related issues. His regular column and frequent cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal readers.
Geoff’s is also the bestselling author of three books: Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, which received the Harold A. Longman Award for “Best Business Book of the Year,” and was called both “spectacular” and “fascinating” by Charlie Rose; The Upside of the Downturn: Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath, named the “Best Management Book of the Year” by Strategy and Business magazines; and Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, which looks at the trend of technology displacing jobs, and how people can create value for their organizations and their careers in the changing economy.
As a speaker, Geoff is known for bringing clarity to the most important and complex issues impacting business and the economy, and has presented to hundreds of audiences across six continents. He is also a skilled on-stage interviewer whose subjects have included Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Steve Case, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and many others.
In the media, Colvin has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs. He also served as an anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune on PBS, and is a daily contributor for CBS Radio Network, where he weekly reaches seven million listeners.