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Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist; Associate Editor, The Washington Post; and Author, 21 Bestsellers
Bob Woodward gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal in 1973. Since then, he’s worked to shine a light on the inner-workings of secret government. Woodward’s factual, non-partisan revelations to readers and speech audiences provide a view of Washington they’ll never get elsewhere. Woodward has written about the last nine U.S. presidents and chronicled how the power of the presidency has evolved. He is author of 20 bestselling books – 14 went to #1 – more than any contemporary nonfiction writer.
Dr. Dambisa Moyo
Co-Principal of Versaca Investments - a family office, Global Economist, Author & Board Member
Dambisa Moyo is a co-principal of Versaca Investments - a family office, focused on growth investing globally. She serves on a number of global corporate boards including: 3M Corporation, Chevron, and Conde Nast, as well as, the Oxford University Endowment investment committee. Her areas of interest are in capital allocation, risk, and ESG matters. She is the author of four New York Times bestselling books. Her new book is "How Boards Work - And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World”. Dambisa holds a PhD in economics from Oxford University and a Master’s degree from Harvard University.
President of Eurasia Group & Global Political Risk Expert
Ian Bremmer is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policymakers, and the general public make sense of the world around them.
Anchor/Correspondent, FOX Business Network
With nearly 25 years of experience, Liz Claman—described by Vanity Fair as “…one of television’s top business reporters and anchor”—shares insights on leadership and the global economy gleaned from her access to the most influential and powerful business leaders in the world.
CEO of Rappler, Journalist, Author, Freedom Advocate and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Maria Ressa is the co-founder, CEO of Rappler.com, an online news organization in the Philippines. Maria’s courage and work on disinformation and ‘fake news’ culminated in being awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.” Her numerous awards include being named Time’s 2018 Person of the Year and listed among its 100 Most Influential People of 2019.
Maria advises organizations and corporations on corporate governance, values, and strategy. Her experience as a journalist and an entrepreneur in the digital world makes her a sought-after keynote speaker and panelist.
A journalist for over 36 years, Maria has been arrested on 10 charges related to exposing the Duterte government’s corrupt practices and was convicted of cyber-libel in June. She is out on bail pending her appeal but true to form, Ressa, vows to keep fighting.
Maria was featured in the 2020 documentary “A Thousand Cuts,” which profiles her fearless reporting on the abuses of Duterte’s presidency, while also illustrating social media’s capacity to deceive and entrench political power.
Maria now travels the world speaking to organizations of all kinds on freedom of the press, democracy, and corporate governance.
Anchor, CNN Newsroom & Podcast Host, Boss Files with Poppy Harlow
Known for her candid, in depth reporting and her deep knowledge of politics and the economy, Poppy has interviewed the world's top leaders including Warren Buffett, Melinda Gates, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Jamie Dimon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki – and more.