Geopolitics

As the global economy becomes more competitive and dynamic, geopolitical knowledge is becoming more and more essential to corporate success. Leading Authorities, Inc. speakers bureau represents the world's leading geopolitical and global trends speakers who discuss the political, economic, and social factors affecting businesses around the world and detail the implications to investment and risk. Our geopolitics keynote speakers will position your company at the fore-front of the evolving global economy. For global political experts who can deliver a White House-caliber briefing on hot-button global issues including the economy, trade, market volatility, and security, consider these highly sought-after geopolitics speakers.

 

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Former Commander of US and International Forces in Afghanistan, Best-Selling Author, & Co-Founder of the McChrystal Group

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General Stanley McChrystal is a four-star general, the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the former leader of Joint Special Operations Command, which oversees the most sensitive counter-terrorism units. He is widely praised for revolutionizing warfare by fusing intelligence and operations and is credited with the capture of Saddam Hussein and the location and killing al-Qaeda’s leader in Iraq. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates called McChrystal “one of America’s greatest warriors.” McChrystal addresses leadership, teambuilding, and geopolitics.

Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*
Sue M. Gordon is the former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) – the country’s number two ranking intelligence official. As the fifth PDDNI, she co-led the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversaw the entire Intelligence Community, comprised of over a dozen agencies that collect information on threats against the United States. In particular, Gordon’s transformative leadership focused on integrating intelligence across the organization, expanding outreach and partnerships, driving innovation, and advancing diversity and inclusion throughout the Community. With nearly four decades of legendary and dedicated service, Gordon has led at every level of the Intelligence Community with roles spanning numerous organizations and disciplines – drawing on this experience to inspire audiences to challenge the status quo, adapt to changing environments, and apply innovation to their business.

Former Director of National Intelligence

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is one of the finest intelligence minds of the 21st century. In the midst of shifting national security policies and varying threats to American interests at home and abroad, Clapper illuminates a broad array of intelligence-related issues.

Former Director of National Security Agency & Former Commander of US Cyber Command

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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Europe: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Asia: $75,001 and up*
Admiral Michael Rogers is the former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), the former chief of Central Security Service, and the former commander of US Cyber Command. Rogers assumed those posts in March of 2014 and stepped down in May of 2018. An MIT technology seminar fellow and former Harvard Senior Executive in national security, Admiral Rogers is one of the most-knowledgeable intelligence operatives and cyber security experts on the lecture circuit today. Offering presentations packed with insights gleaned from his recent experience at the highest levels of the US government, he served under both Presidents Obama and Trump and oversaw the NSA and Cyber Command responses to both the Snowden leaks and Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential election.

Former US Homeland Security & Counterterrorism Advisor and CNN Senior National Security Analyst

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Lisa O. Monaco currently serves as Distinguished Senior Fellow at New York University Law School and as a Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She previously served as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, where she focused heavily on cyber security and domestic crisis response. As the President’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, she was responsible for advising the President on all aspects of counterterrorism policy and strategy, as well as coordinating homeland security-related activities throughout the Executive Branch.

Commander of American & NATO Forces in Afghanistan 2016-2018

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Revered as a uniquely-skilled “warrior-diplomat,” General John Nicholson retired in September 2018 from his post as Commander of U.S. Forces – Afghanistan and NATO’s Resolute Support mission. In this role, Gen. Nicholson led a 41-nation coalition war effort. The longest serving Commander of the Afghan war, he oversaw a $46.3 billion budget and roughly 14,000 international troops. A combat-seasoned military legend, he discusses coalition building, strengthening culture through collaboration, leadership, geopolitics, and organizational success in the 21st century.

Retired Four-Star Marine Corps General

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  • Local: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Europe: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*

General John Allen is one of the nation’s most legendary military leaders and most respected thought leaders on U.S.-global engagement. When President Obama created the appointment of special envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, General Allen was the first American tapped to confront the Islamic State terror group. Widely hailed as a strategic thinker and a true battlefield leader, Gen. Allen is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the geopolitical relationships between U.S. and Asia and the Middle East. A unique combination of warrior and diplomat, Allen shares awe-inspiring stories of the challenges facing our nation, the keys to combating the enemy, and the leadership lessons that can be applied to today’s business environment.

Former Deputy and Acting Director of the CIA and Author of the Best-Seller The Great War Of Our Time

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  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Asia: $75,001 and up*

Michael Morell is the former deputy director – and twice acting director – of the CIA and one of the agency’s most legendary leaders. One of the country’s most-respected national security experts, he is the only official who was with both President Bush during September 11th and President Obama during the raid on Osama Bin Laden – which Morell had been integral in planning. He is an emotionally-moving storyteller, and in high-impact presentations, he shares insights and insider stories on current events and geopolitics as he navigates the clandestine web of politics and security.

US Trade Rep; Fmr. Deputy Nat'l Sec. Advisor for International Economic Affairs

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Ambassador Michael Froman is the Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth for MasterCard, where he focuses on launching new businesses and driving inclusive growth efforts. In his former role as United States Trade Representative, Froman was President Obama’s principal advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on international trade and investment issues. Ambassador Froman led the Office of the United States Trade Representative in its work to open global markets for U.S. goods and services, enforced America’s rights in the global trading system, and fostered development through trade.

Provide Insight On Tough Topics With Geopolitical Experts

The world is changing at a rapid pace and today's businesses want insight into what to expect and how to best adapt. Our geopolitical experts can break down the biggest geopolitical issues and hottest topics of the day and provide exactly that kind of customized and action-oriented insight to your audience.

Our geopolitical speakers range from people who have served under past US presidents to experts in military operations and international policy and media personalities who cover these tough global issues. On top of their many years of experience with geopolitics, our global trends speakers are well-rounded individuals who have also mastered the art of communication. Ranging from American geopolitics, to international, you'll be thoroughly engaged the entire time and will leave with a much clearer understanding of these often-foggy yet extremely important topics that are directly impacting your industry and organization.

Whether you're looking for a speaker to tell you about the ins and outs of the CIA, the Marine Corps, US Special Operations, or other national and international intelligence groups, Leading Authorities, Inc. speakers bureau has the right individual for you.

GIVE YOUR EVENT AN EDGE WITH LEADING SPEAKERS ON GEOPOLITICS

Keep your attendees talking with the insight and perspective of our global political speakers—respected experts in their field and in-demand speakers across the world. Whether you're searching for a geopolitical expert with a military background or a geopolitics speaker with international political experience, you can discover one that will offer the perfect fit for your event.

At Leading Authorities speakers, Inc. bureau, we'll be sure to pair you with the perfect expert on US geopolitics, as well as international. With a consultative approach and a team of trusted and respected industry veterans, we're ready to collaborate with you to build a personalized list of speakers on geopolitics and global trends for your next event or meeting. We'll even share recent trends and successful techniques we've spotted, helping you launch an event that'll leave attendees energized and ready to sign up for next year!

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