Geoffrey  Colvin

Geoffrey Colvin

To look at the numbers is to understand his influence:
~ 14 million people visit Fortune.com's website. Geoff's "On Leadership" interview series is one of the most popular features on the site and was visited over 5 million times in 2013.
~ Fortune has 3.8 million readers - Geoff's column is one of the most popular items. He's been with Fortune Magazine for 34 years.
~ 7 million listeners hear Geoff's "Inside Business" segments on CBS Radio stations across America. He's done the segment for 27 years.
The insights Geoff delivers are remarkable in their clarity, giving leaders the perspective they need to make better decisions about the future of healthcare.

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"One of the great things about my job is that I get to see businesses and business leaders of every kind all around the world all the time. I get to see up close what the great performers are doing. It couldn't be a more fascinating job." -- Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin's regular column in Fortune magazine, his frequent cover stories for the magazine, and his broadcasts on the CBS Radio Network, have garnered him millions of eyes and ears who count on and respect his insights on the issues driving change in business and the economy. One of the most respected voices in business journalism, Colvin helps business look ahead at the key issues impacting business today: the global economy; government regulation; the impact of Washington politics/policy on the business environment and the economy; health care; leadership and management; global competitiveness and more. The insights he delivers are remarkable in their clarity, giving leaders the perspective they need to make better decisions about the future of their business. Geoff's groundbreaking book, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else - has remained a popular-selling book since it was released in 2008. His book, The Upside of the Downturn, looks at how business can compete in an age of diminished expectations. A speaker with compelling content, Colvin is also a brilliantly talented panel moderator and discussion leader who has played that role for Fortune magazine's many C-Level conferences around the globe. He has interviewed scores of top leaders including Jack Welch, Rudy Giuliani, Meg Whitman, Bill Gates and H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.

As a speaker, Geoff has engaged hundreds of audiences around the world, ranging in size from 10 to 10,000. Audiences especially appreciate his remarkable perspective: He has analyzed companies and business leaders worldwide as they confront the largest issues of our time, and has seen what distinguishes the winners from the losers. Each talk is as fresh as that morning's headlines, and nobody leaves one of Geoff's sessions thinking the same way.

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. He is the regular lead moderator of the Fortune Global Forum, and he serves as moderator for the International Business Leaders Forum in London.


    "In a word: fantastic! Geoff really was perfect for this. He kept the conversation lively. Geoff really knocked it out of the ballpark."

    - Microsoft

    The consensus was: "He did a great job." "He was dead on." "He said what we needed to here." "Great job." I truly didn't hear one bad or negative comment. He was a total "hit". He was a total delight to work with.

    - Vanguard Health Systems

    "Thanks so very much for your moderating today. I felt relaxed and right at home."

    - George H.W. Bush

    "Once again your stewardship of the business sessions opened the door for a truly interactive and valuable dialogue for everyone. Your depth of understanding of the challenges these companies are facing and the opportunities that lie ahead added tremendously to our conversations."

    - John Chambers, CEO, Cisco

    "For a second year in a row, people are talking about your presentation. Thank you for joining us and teaching me a lot. I look forward to working with you again!"

    - The Elliot Group