Ian Bremmer

Expert on Global Political Risk. Bestselling Author & President of Eurasia Group

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Travels From: New York City, USA

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    Ian Bremmer

    Expert on Global Political Risk. Bestselling Author & President of Eurasia Group

    Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

    Travels From: New York City, USA

    Ian Bremmer is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    BOOK Ian Bremmer AS A SPEAKER

    Author of the New York Times bestseller Us vs Them: The Failure of Globalism. Speaker Ian Bremmer is a political scientist and geopolitical expert who shares his knowledge through written commentary, speeches, as well as satirical puppets. Organizations book Ian Bremmer to learn about the end of the free market, managing risk in an unstable world, the power of political knowledge for strategic investments, and the politics of global energy.

    Ian Bremmer Speaker Biography

    Economics Speaker Ian Bremmer is a specialist in geopolitics as well as a political scientist. More than anything else, Ian’s work aims to provide clarity to those in positions of power, whether they be in government or the private sector. He is the founder and president of Eurasia Group, a political risk consultancy, and research organization. 

    Besides that, he’s the CEO of GZERO Media, a company devoted to reporting on foreign affairs in a thoughtful and exciting way.  Ian is an independent voice on the most pressing topics of our time. He provides his insightful perspectives by way of speeches, written commentaries, and even the use of satirical puppets.

    In addition, he hosts GZERO World, a weekly program available on US national public television.  Ian Bremmer often appears on Fox, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg, the BBC, and others.

    Ian is a pioneer in political risk and developed the first global political risk index for Wall Street. Furthermore, he wrote ten books. Among these, there is Us vs Them: The Failure of Globalism, which became a New York Times bestsellerUs vs Them looks at how populism is growing worldwide. Ian also works for Time magazine and teaches at Columbia University.

    Ian graduated from Stanford University with a degree in political science. He then became  Hoover Institution’s youngest-ever national fellow. Ian also studied at Tulane University.

    In 1998, speaker Ian Bremmer started Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Currently, the company has offices in Washington, New York City, London, and San Francisco. There are also offices in South America and Asia.

    In May 2022, Ian will publish a new book titled The Power of Crisis.

    Ian Bremmer Keynote Topics

    A generation after communism’s collapse, the future of free market capitalism isn't what it used to be. Public wealth, public investment, and public ownership have made a stunning comeback. Certain that command economies are doomed to fail but afraid that truly free markets will spin beyond their control, the political leadership in China, Russia, the Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf and other authoritarian states have invented a new system: state capitalism. Each in their own way, they’re using markets to create wealth that can be directed toward the achievement of political goals. Governments now dominate key domestic economic sectors. The oil companies they own control three-quarters of the world’s crude oil reserves. They use state-owned companies to manipulate entire economic sectors and industries. They own enormous investment funds that have become vitally important sources of capital for Western governments and banks weakened by financial crisis. An expert on the impact of politics on market performance, Ian Bremmer illustrates the rise of state capitalism and details its long-term threat to relations among nations and the future of the global economy.

    At this presentation audiences will learn about:

    - The rise of state capitalism
    - Why it exists and how it works
    - The threat to free market capitalism

    To navigate globalization's choppy waters, every business leader analyzes economic risk when considering overseas investments or looking at market exposure. But do you look beyond reassuring data about per-capita income or economic growth–to assess the political risk of doing business in specific countries? If not, you may get blindsided when political forces shape markets in unexpected ways–from European accession in Turkey, social unrest in India, or protectionist legislation on China. Acclaimed political analyst and entrepreneur Ian Bremmer explains that by blending political and economic risk analysis, you make savvier investment decisions–seizing valuable opportunities around the globe while avoiding danger zones.

    The fallout from the still-unfolding global financial crisis provides several perfect examples of “fat tail” risk, those that flow from the low-probability, high-impact events that generate upheaval more often than we think. Bremmer shares with audiences how an understanding of the political dynamics generated by the financial crisis helps us forecast market risks, why politics matter more than ever for market performance, why the world's wealthiest countries have begun to behave like emerging market states, and what all this means for investors and companies.

    Oil prices are increasingly susceptible to international politics–for both the world's supply and demand. Ian Bremmer, founder and president of the world's largest political risk consultancy, shares his views on what's in store for the politics of global energy–from spiralling Chinese and Indian growth in consumption to the dangers of future oil export from the Middle East, Russia and the Caspian, and West Africa.

    Ian Bremmer Speaking Videos

    Ian Bremmer - How the US should use its superpower status
    Ian Bremmer: Populism in Europe & America

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