Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues.
Geoff’s new book is Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will. Amid rising anxiety over the advance of technology and its effects on human workers, the book identifies the skills of human interaction that will be key to success for people, businesses, and nations. The New York Times calls it “profound.” The Wall Street Journal raves that it’s a “big idea business book [that] weaves original reporting and humor into an intelligent narrative.” His groundbreaking bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else has been translated into over a dozen languages. Charlie Rose says it is “spectacular” and “fascinating.”
As a speaker, Geoff has engaged hundreds of audiences on six continents. He is also a skilled on-stage interviewer whose subjects have included Ben Bernanke, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, and many others. Geoff is one of America's preeminent business broadcasters, heard daily on the CBS Radio Network, where he has made over 10,000 broadcasts and reaches seven million listeners each week. He has appeared on dozens of TV programs.
Geoff is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an M.B.A. from New York University.