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, 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.
Now in his fourth decade at Fortune, Colvin 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 columns and cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal readers.
Colvin is also the author of four books, including the ground-breaking international bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else. It received the Harold A. Longman Award for “Best Business Book of the Year,” and was called both “spectacular” and “fascinating” by Charlie Rose. His latest book, Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, looks at the future of work and the crucial role of humans in a workplace filled with robots and smart technology.
As a speaker, Colvin has presented to hundreds of audiences across six continents. He is known for bringing clarity to the most important and complex issues impacting business and the economy. He is also a skilled panel moderator, emcee, and interviewer whose subjects have included Janet Yellen, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Alan Greenspan, 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 reaches seven million listeners each week.
Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard University with a degree in economics and has an MBA from New York University.