Andrew Busch Keynote Speaker
- First Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) for the U.S. government
- Author, 'World Event Trading: How to Analyze and Profit from Today's Headlines'
- World-leading optimistic futurist and economic keynote speaker
Andrew Busch's Biography
Andrew Busch is a world-leading economic futurist and popular keynote speaker on the economy, AI and the future of work.
He was the first Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) for the U.S. government at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), where he was tasked with improving and enhancing the government’s understanding of the markets and the economy. He filtered and condensed all news, information and data on the economy into easily-understood research to be communicated to the government and public. Andy briefed the White House, US House and US Senate on a range of issues including; inflation, interest rates, China’s influence on trade, and the impact of technology on the economy.
Prior to joining the CFTC, Andy was CEO and Founder of boutique financial markets and policy research firm, Bering Productions, Inc. Before this, he was the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist at the Bank of Montreal in Chicago.
Andy is the author of “World Event Trading: How to Analyze and Profit from Today’s Headlines”, a book on large crises, such as infectious disease outbreaks and war, and the impact on economy and markets.
As an expert Economic Futurist, Andy’s career has involved advising businesses, organisations and governments on economics, policy and trends. He converts today’s chaos into tomorrow’s growth opportunities. As a speaker, he delivers intensely informative and highly entertaining keynotes. He draws from deep research, covering the economy, public policy & elections, and supercharged trends (AI, WFH, COVID, Climate), and applies it to relevant industries to show clients where future growth opportunities are. He works with clients from a variety of sectors, including chemicals, financial services, energy, real estate, manufacturing, construction and agriculture.
Andrew Busch's Speaking Topics
Future Economy: growth opportunities
The world is going to see more economic change in the next 5 years than we have seen in the last 100 years. Just as the US was getting over the worst of COVID, Russia invaded and China shutdown ports due to COVID. War in the Ukraine, inflation soaring, interest rates spiking, supply chains crashing are all examples of the speed of change. Andy provides the context needed to understand the forces at work creating momentum for change in the economy and your business. As a futurist and economist, Andy dives deep into exploring how innovation, policy changes and societal shifts (war) drive opportunities for clients
AI Unleashed: Disrupting the Economy and Shaping the Future
In this compelling and visionary keynote, Andy dives deep into the far-reaching effects of artificial intelligence (AI) on economic growth, job creation, and politics, unraveling the complex interplay between these crucial domains. Embark with the former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US govt. on a fascinating journey uncovering the potential of AI to redefine the global landscape, and learning how to adapt and thrive in this new era of unprecedented change. . With his signature blend of enthusiasm, wit, and insight, Andy is about to shed light on the most significant technological advancement of our time - Artificial Intelligence.
Future Work: growth opportunities
If the world feels like it’s speeding up, that’s because it is. Technological changes via cloud computing, computer speed and algorithmic modeling are advancing more rapidly than anyone could’ve guessed five years ago. The tumult they will create for the economy and jobs is part of the chaos we can expect going forward. As an economic futurist, Andrew Busch speaks with CEOs and top managers for every business sector as he creates research on the future economy for his clients. From financial services to plastics, Andy gets the inside scoop on what the top business minds consider challenges and future growth opportunities.
2024 US Presidential Election: growth opportunities
The race for 2024 starts in 2023. These midterm elections will likely bring big changes for US legislation, regulations and economy. Gridlock is likely, but don’t be fooled by the name as there will be plenty of action in Congress. As an economic futurist, Andrew Busch has been in the US government when a power shift occurred and provides his insights into answering all these questions. Most importantly, he gives you an outlook for the growth opportunities coming from these changes for your industry and members.