Speaker - Ian Bremmer

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Mr. Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm.

In 1998, Mr. Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, and London, as well as a network of experts and resources around the world. Eurasia Group provides financial, corporate, and government clients with information and insight on how political developments move markets.

Mr. Bremmer created Wall Street's first global political risk index, and has authored several books, including the national bestsellers, Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World and The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? He is a contributor for the Financial TimesA-List and, and writes "The Call" blog on He has also published articles in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek, Harvard Business Review, and Foreign Affairs. He appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, and other networks.

He has a PhD in political science from Stanford University (1994), and was the youngest-ever national fellow at the Hoover Institution. He presently teaches at Columbia University, and has held faculty positions at the EastWest Institute and the World Policy Institute. In 2007, he was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. His analysis focuses on global macro political trends and emerging markets, which he defines as "those countries where politics matter at least as much as economics for market outcomes."

He grew up in Boston, and now lives in New York and Washington, DC.

7 Programs

Asia 2015: The Experts Forecast

12.17.14 | 01:28:31 min | 0 comments

Ian Bremmer: Why Asia Matters

06.25.14 | 01:34:28 min | 0 comments

Russia is a Marginal Power

03.12.14 | 01:38:29 min | 0 comments

Closing Keynote Address: Ian Bremmer

09.21.12 | 00:38:56 min | 0 comments

Ian Bremmer: Every Nation for Itself

05.24.12 | 01:14:40 min | 0 comments

China Does Capitalism Better Than America

03.12.12 | 01:47:04 min | 2 comments

Managing Risk in East Asia: Bush, Bremmer & Calder

02.14.11 | 01:33:11 min | 0 comments