Speakers On Global Problems & Solutions


In a time of tense geopolitical relations and a divisive political climate, hearing from an expert who cuts through hype, breaks down the facts, and hits on the opportunities presented by big challenges, rather than just the threats, can leave audiences inspired and energized. 

For a geopolitics speaker like this, we recommend these eight global trends and geopolitical experts:

  • General John Allen
  • Michael Hayden
  • Evelyn Hayden
  • Jim Clapper
  • Ken Pollack
  • Lisa Monaco
  • Michael Morell
  • Bill Richardson

Keep reading to learn more about each of these geopolitics keynote speakers and browse through their individual speaker profile pages for even more information about their speaking topics and see their speaker videos.


Former Head of NATO Forces In Afghanistan
Personally appointed by President Obama as the first American to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, he is a fresh and thoughtful thinker on what’s happening in the world. What Allen does so well is translate how security challenges will likely play out while captivating audiences with powerful stories from his time leading the military.  Learn more about General Allen here


Former Director of the CIA & Former Director of the NSA
A retired four-star General, Hayden is one of our most popular geopolitical speakers. Known for his ability to break down complex dangers and risks, he provides the ultimate insider’s glimpse into the forces shaping our world—and the ways we can benefit from them. Learn more about Michael Hayden here


Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia
Known as the top Obama Administration official on Russian issues, Evelyn shares an insider’s perspective on the Kremlin’s goals and methods. She offers a fascinating look at America’s position in the world as well as her thoughts on how to secure global stability and prosperity. Learn more about Evelyn Farkas here


Former Director of National Intelligence
Clapper offers a truly Presidential-level intelligence briefing to audiences, having served as the nation’s highest-ranking intelligence officer for seven years. He regularly appears on CNN to talk about the hot-button issues of the day, and uses wit and funny stories to break up his very serious insights. Learn more about Jim Clapper here


Former CIA Iraq-Iran Analyst & Resident Scholar at American Enterprise Institute
The best-selling author of nine books on the Middle East, Ken came by our office recently to deliver what can only be described as a master class on the major issues plaguing the region. Our entire office was fascinated as he dissected the areas where he believes America should, and should not, be involved. Learn more about Ken Pollack here


Former US Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism Advisor
Now out of office, Monaco is a CNN National Security Analyst. Having coordinated the government response to a wide variety of challenges including the Boston Bombings and the OPM cyber-attack, she provides a briefing on major domestic challenges as well as bright spots. Learn more about Lisa Monaco here


Former Deputy & Acting Director of the CIA
Morell is an expert at navigating high-intensity situations—he was by President Bush’s side on 9/11 and by President Obama’s side on the day we captured Osama bin Laden. In speeches, he gives audiences an honest overview of the real threats keeping intelligence officials up at night, and their solutions. Learn more about Michael Morell here


Two-time Governor of New Mexico
The former US Ambassador to the UN, Richardson is known for visiting and successfully securing the release of hostages in North Korea during his time as a diplomat. In speeches, he shares his experience-based insights on tense relations between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. Learn more about Bill Richardson here

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