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Economic Outlook
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Grant Thornton, Chief Economist and Managing Director

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As one of the most sought-after and most-quoted economists in the world, Diane Swonk has more than 30 years of experience in financial services. She is the Founder and CEO of DS Economics and, for 11 years, the senior managing director and chief economist for Mesirow Financial. She has sat on advisory committees to high-level governmental banking authorities, and has also earned many awards over her career, including being listed as one of the “Top Forecasters in the Country” by The Wall Street Journal. She addresses trade issues, regulation, taxes, policy and the markets, and many other issues affecting business and the economy.

Expert in Food Consulting, Eating Behaviors, and Diet Trends

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Harry Balzer is a national expert on food and diet trends, and he has followed the eating patterns of Americans longer than anyone else. That's why more than 90 percent of the nation's food and beverage manufacturers and restaurant operators rely on Harry and his NPD data. Balzer is widely known within the industry as a consistent source for information on actual consumer eating habits...not just what they say they are doing...but what they really do! He is also the author of The NPD Group's Annual Report on Eating Patterns in America. Balzer received recognition from Self Magazine for being one of 25 people in the United States who has changed the way the nation eats, cooks and thinks about food.

Author & Brain Scientist

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Jill Bolte Taylor is the author of My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey and a neuroanatomist - a brain scientist who studies the anatomy of the brain. Her personal experience with a massive stroke and her subsequent eight-year recovery informed her work as a scientist and speaker. Named one of TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world,” she shares her story and insights on the commonalities among all of us and how the intersection between logic and creativity will help you take charge of your thoughts and directly influence your level of happiness.

Economist, Forecaster Investment Advisor

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Robert Genetski's experience in the world of economics and finance involves a unique combination of business and academic expertise. He has headed asset management, and investment and economic research departments for several financial institutions. His entertaining and anecdotal presentations focus on the economic outlook for the U.S and beyond.
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