Geoff Colvin

Editor & Columnist at Fortune Magazine; Author of "Humans Are Underrated"

Geoff Colvin Biography

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.

Colvin’s newest book is Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know that Brilliant Machines Never Will. Amid rising anxiety over the rise 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 Washington Post raves that it’s “valuable for its insights into the enduring value of human performance and teamwork.” The Wall Street Journal calls it 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 received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the year. Charlie Rose says it is “spectacular” and “fascinating.” Daniel H. Pink calls it “profoundly important.” These as well as his other books are described on the books pages.

As a speaker, Colvin 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, Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Alan Greenspan, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and many others. He is the regular lead moderator of the Fortune Global Forum. His extensive speaking and moderating activities are described on the speaking page.

Colvin is one of America’s preeminent business broadcasters. He is 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 Today, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News, CNN, CNBC, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs. His TV, radio, and video work is described on the media page.

Born and raised in Vermillion, South Dakota, Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an M.B.A. from New York University.

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Geoff Colvin Videos

"Hot Takes" with Geoff Colvin at #SHRM19
Geoff Colvin, Special Lecture, GSS IV, 2017 CNS Annual Meeting
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Geoff Colvin Videos

"Hot Takes" with Geoff Colvin at #SHRM19
Geoff Colvin, Special Lecture, GSS IV, 2017 CNS Annual Meeting
Bestselling Author GEOFF COLVIN: Talent Is Overrated Speech ...
Geoff Colvin Keynote Address | 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference ...

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