IDEA is proud to announce Todd Buchholz, renowned economist, author and former director of economic policy at the White House, as a general session speaker of the IDEA E-Biz Forum 2009. Buchholz will address the importance of competing on a global scale during these tough economic times. His session will provide you with his views on how to survive and thrive, while learning how to anticipate the new trends that open up fresh opportunities.
Todd G. Buchholz “lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit,” says the Associated Press . He recently jousted with James Carville and Ben Stein, and Successful Meetings Magazine named him one of the “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century.” His editorials in The Wall Street Journal and commentaries on PBS correctly forecast the 2001 slowdown in the U.S., and the 2008 pop in commodity prices. The New York Times has turned to him to decipher terrorist threats and the job market.
Mr. Buchholz entertains his audiences and shows them how to thrive in a challenging economy, while gearing up for future prosperity. A former director of economic policy at the White House, a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and an award-winning economics teacher at Harvard, he targets his entertaining remarks to the cutting edge of economics, finance, and business strategy. He has advised President Bush, and is a frequent commentator on ABC News, PBS, and CBS, and recently hosted his own special on CNBC. He is Co-Founder of Enso Capital Management, LLC and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Two Oceans Management, LLC.
Todd Buchholz has authored numerous books that have been translated into a dozen languages and are used in universities nationwide. Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Our Financial Future, was released to rave reviews and dubbed “outstanding” by The Wall Street Journal. He is also author of the best-selling New Ideas from Dead Economists and From Here To Economy, which were lavishly praised by The New York Times and Financial Times. His newest books are New Ideas From Dead CEOs, and a novel, The Castro Gene.
Mr. Buchholz is a contributing editor at Worth magazine, where he writes the “Global Markets” column, and he has penned articles for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Reader’s Digest.