Wednesday, November 19 | 5 pm – 8 pm
The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road
Featured Speaker: Robert Guest, US Editor of The Economist
Robert Guest is the United States Editor of The Economist, arguably the most influential news magazine in the world. He travels constantly around the world and talks regularly to CEOs and entrepreneurs in all industries. He is regularly asked to chair conferences or give keynote speeches. Few other speakers can give such a vivid, up-to-date or global perspective on business. Mr. Guest has reported from nearly 70 countries and lived in six. He has won numerous awards.
As The Economist’s US Editor, Robert oversees the magazine’s coverage of the United States. His previous role was Global Business Editor. Before that he was Washington Correspondent and Lexington columnist covering American news and politics. Prior to this, he covered Africa for seven years, based in London and Johannesburg. Before joining The Economist, Mr. Guest was the Tokyo correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, and before that he was a freelance writer based in South Korea. He is the author of “The Shackled Continent”, a book that tries to explain how Africa could grow rich; and “Borderless Economics: Chinese Sea Turtles, Indian Fridges and the New Fruits of Global Capitalism”, a book about how migration makes the world brainier.
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