Ian Bremmer
President/Eurasia Group – New York

Ian Bremmer Eurasia Group, the world’s leading global political risk research and consulting firm, employs 100 full-time employees in its New York City, Washington, and London offices and calls on the services of several hundred experts in 65 countries. The firm’s client base includes more than 200 multinational companies, leading financial institutions, government departments, and political leaders.

Mr. Bremmer has recently written articles for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Newsweek, and Harvard Business Review. His six books include The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall, and The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge for Strategic Investing with Preston Keat, a director of research at Eurasia Group.

Mr. Bremmer has a PhD in political science from Stanford University (1994) and became the youngest-ever national fellow at the Hoover Institution. He has taught at Columbia University, the East West Institute, and the World Policy Institute, and in 2007 was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.