New manufacturing methods and new product design technology have dramatically altered how products are created. Top business journalist GEOFF COLVIN tells in this video how Tesla’s advanced engineering techniques eliminate the need for the customary automotive recall to solve problems.
Geoff is an award-winning author, broadcaster & speaker on the most significant trends impacting business & the economy. As Fortune’s Senior Editor-at-Large, Geoff has an insider’s perspective fueled by long-standing relationships with the world’s top leaders in business & government. He knows what they’re thinking & planning; Geoff reveals how they’re responding to today’s challenges so others can learn from them.
In his 4th decade at Fortune, Geoff remains one of journalism’s sharpest, most respected commentators on leadership, management, strategy, globalization, corporate governance, the economy, innovation, technology, talent & more. Geoff’s column & frequent cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal readers. His newsletter—Power Sheet, available weekdays, free through Fortune.com—provides a detailed look at how individual leaders are shaping today’s tumultuous world.
Geoff is also one of America’s preeminent broadcasters. He is heard daily on the CBS Radio Network where he has made over 10,000 broadcasts to 7 million listeners each week. He has appeared on Today, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN, PBS’s Nightly Business Report & dozens of other programs. Geoff served as anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune where he spoke each week to the largest business television audience in America.
As a keynote speaker, Geoff has a knack for bringing clarity to the complex issues impacting business & the economy. He has spoken to scores of corporations & associations on six continents. His speeches pull together timely insights & strategies, & are tailored to deliver relevant insights that help leaders understand what the future holds.
Geoff is also a brilliant moderator, emcee & interviewer of a wide range subjects with guests such as Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Tony Blair, Michael Dell, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush & Ben Bernanke.
Geoff is a respected author whose bestseller, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, has been published in a dozen languages. The Upside of the Downturn: Management Strategies for Difficult Times was named “Best Management Book of the Year” by Strategy + Business. Geoff’s latest book, Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, is based on his wildly popular Fortune 500 article, “In The Future Will There Be Any Work Left for People to Do?” It looks at the trend of technology displacing more jobs than it creates, & how people will create value in the changing economy. Geoff’s ideas have profound implications.
From Vermillion, SD, Geoff is an honors graduate of Harvard in economics. He earned an MBA from New York University. @GeoffColvin