Geoff Colvin

Broadcaster, business futurist and author of

Fortune’s senior editor-at-large, he is considered one of America’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the InfoTech revolution, and related issues. As anchor of Wall Street Week with Fortune on PBS, he spoke each week to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America.

Colvin’s groundbreaking bestseller, Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the Year and has been translated into a dozen languages. His book The Upside of the Downturn: Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath was named the best management book of the year by Strategy + Business magazine. Colvin’s latest book (August 2015) is called Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know that Brilliant Machines Never Will.

Colvin is one of America’s preeminent business broadcasters. He is heard on the CBS radio network, where he has made over 10,000 broadcasts and reaches seven million listeners each week. He has appeared on Today, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs.

A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an M.B.A. from New York University.

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