Andrew Busch

Economic Futurist and The 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US Government
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  • Extensive knowledge of geopolitics effects on the US markets as well as the world market
  • Brings consulting experience to cater to any industry providing actionable takeaways and in-depth economic outlook
  • Through effective and eye-catching visual Andy keeps audience’s attention as he speaks to the intersectionality of economic markets, workforce, politics, and climate change

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Andrew Busch is the former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US government and economic futurist at AndrewBusch.com.  For the CFTC, he was charged with improving and enhancing the government’s understanding of the markets and the economy.  His job was to take all the news, information, and data on the economy and markets; and filter it into condensed, easily understood research; then communicate it to the government and public.  

Andy provided economic and market briefings to the White House, US House, US Senate, the SEC, the Federal Reserve Board, and the US Treasury staff on a wide range of issues including interest rates, inflation, China’s influence on trade, and the impact of technology on the economy.

Prior to joining the CFTC, Mr. Busch was CEO and founder of a boutique financial markets and policy research firm, Bering Productions, Inc (BPI). Before BPI, he was the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for the Bank of Montreal (BMO) in Chicago. He is the author of the book “World Event Trading” covering large crises, like infectious disease outbreaks and war, and their impact on the economy and markets.

Today, he’s a consultant and keynote speaker with a wide range of clients including chemicals, financial services, energy, real estate, manufacturing, construction, and agriculture.

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Andrew Busch: Securing Growth Opportunities in a Period of Profound Change

About Andrew Busch

Andrew Busch 2023 Keynote

Andrew Busch: 2023 - What to Expect & Where to Invest

Future Economy: Growth Opportunities

The world is going to see more economic change in the next 5 years than we have seen in the last 100 years. Turmoil in the Middle East, AI explosion, war in the Ukraine, interest rates spiking, supply chains crashing are all examples of the speed of change.

But how did we get here? More importantly, where do we go from here?

Andy provides the context needed to understand the forces at work creating momentum for change in the economy and your business. AI, climate subsidies and digital twins are just a few of the extraordinary tools/spending being leveraged right now. Are you aligning yourself for what will occur? Andy literally wrote the book on large, catastrophic events and how they impact our markets, economy and world. As a futurist and economist, Andy dives deep into exploring how innovation, policy changes and societal shifts (war) drive opportunities for clients. He provides context by doing a “where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re going” for the economy. He takes the trends super charged by COVID, war and political uncertainty then applies them to your industry via a case study to show where money is flowing, and opportunities are growing.

Check out his keynote at the Florence Opera House

Audience Takeaways:

  • Update on global conflict, supply chains and the economy (inflation/interest rates/govt. spending/recession)
  • Govt. policy (trade & spending) and elections
  • Key trends supercharged by the AI, conflict & climate
  • Future growth opportunities tailored for your industry

 

AI Unleashed: Disrupting the Economy and Shaping the Future

In this compelling and visionary keynote, Andy dives deep into the far-reaching effects of artificial intelligence (AI) on economic growth, job creation, and politics, unraveling the complex interplay between these crucial domains. Embark with the former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US govt. on a fascinating journey uncovering the potential of AI to redefine the global landscape, and learning how to adapt and thrive in this new era of unprecedented change.

Here are 5 of his deep dive research articles on AI:

AI in Financial Services

AI in Real Estate

AI in Manufacturing

AI in Retail

AI in Agriculture

Andrew Busch is known for his ability to simplify complex topics, uncover hidden trends, and spark lively discussions. With his signature blend of enthusiasm, wit, and insight, he's about to shed light on the most significant technological advancement of our time - Artificial Intelligence.

Audience takeaways tailored for your group:

  • The AI Economy Unleashed: Gain a comprehensive understanding of how AI is driving economic growth, spurring innovation, and catalyzing new business models across diverse industries.
  • The Workforce Reimagined: Explore the dynamic relationship between AI and job creation, and learn how to foster a resilient workforce capable of navigating the challenges and seizing the opportunities of an AI-driven world.
  • The Political Paradigm Shift: Examine the transformative impact of AI on politics, as it reshapes power structures, policy-making, and the very nature of democracy.
  • Balancing the Scales: Uncover the role of AI in addressing economic disparities and promoting inclusive growth, and learn how to develop and implement strategies that ensure no one is left behind.
  • The Road Ahead: Gain actionable insights and practical guidance on preparing for the AI-driven future, embracing the opportunities it presents, and overcoming the challenges it poses, both individually and collectively.

 

2024 US Presidential Election: Growth Opportunities

Format: 30-45-minute keynote with Q&A

These elections can bring massive changes for US legislation, regulations and economy. It will be an extremely close presidential race, but the gap between policies is gigantic. For Congress, gridlock is likely, but don’t be fooled by the name as there will be plenty of action. Did the felony conviction make an impact or will any of the many Trump lawsuits? Will inflation and high prices make voters want a change from Biden? How will a split Congress impact regulation? Inflation? Fiscal spending? Trade? Supreme Court? Federal Reserve Policy? What will be the Biden or Trump legislative strategy? Most importantly, how will the elections impact your business?

As an economic futurist, Andrew Busch has been in the US government when a power shift occurred and provides his insights into answering all these questions. Most importantly, he gives you an outlook for the growth opportunities coming from these changes for your industry and members.

Audience takeaways:

  • Outlook from outcome of US Presidential, House and Senate elections
  • Key policy changes on legislation, trade and regulations impacting your industry
  • Growth opportunities created by the changes and key trends driving the economic future

 

Future Work: Growth Opportunities

If the world feels like it’s speeding up, that’s because it is. Technological changes via cloud computing, computer speed and algorithmic modeling are advancing more rapidly than anyone could’ve guessed five years ago. The tumult they will create for the economy and jobs is part of the chaos we can expect going forward. But what are the growth opportunities for those entering the workforce today? How will the reshaping of our economy drive change and demand for new skills? Which jobs will be phased out and which ones will survive? As an economic futurist, Andrew Busch speaks with CEOs and top managers for every business sector as he creates research on the future economy for his clients. From financial services to plastics, Andy gets the inside scoop on what the top business minds consider challenges and future growth opportunities.

Audience takeaways:

  • What is “foundational AI” and how is it already changing the job market? (Think ChatGPT!)
  • What jobs will likely survive and what jobs will likely fade away?
  • How will this impact the economy, and will policy changes make a difference?
  • How to prepare today for the rapid shift coming to employment?

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