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.

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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.

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Videos of Andrew Busch

AM2024 Keynote: Securing Growth Opportunities in a Period of Profound Change
AM2024 Keynote: Securing Growth Opportunities in a Period of Profound Change
 2023: What to Expect & Where to Invest
2023: What to Expect & Where to Invest
Intro to Andrew Busch
Intro to Andrew Busch
 Andrew Busch 2023 Keynote
Andrew Busch 2023 Keynote
i24News Interview on the US economy, GDP and jobs
i24News Interview on the US economy, GDP and jobs
Yahoo Finance TV interview
Yahoo Finance TV interview
Andrew Busch Pacific Life Highlight Reel
Andrew Busch Pacific Life Highlight Reel

Articles, Media & Podcasts

Books by Andrew Busch

World Event Trading: How to Analyze and Profit from Today's Headlines (2007)

Comments & Testimonials

Andy was outstanding. We had many, many members come up and say he was the best keynote speaker we’ve booked. He’s funny, upbeat and took time to spend time with our members. We were inspired by his positive look into the future for the economy and opportunities.
Beth Mills Western Bankers Association
Andy gave our conference deep insights into the economy, providing a roadmap for what’s coming next. His keynote gave our clients confidence to go past today’s messy economic world to see the future growth opportunities for our industry.
Brad Drake Chief Financial Officer, Growmark
As a futurist, Andy didn’t just make predictions about the future and the economy. He showed us where business was going by showing the big money flow trends! His session helped pull our brokers out of today’s headlines and put them in the driver’s seat for future growth opportunities.
Jeannie DeVita Project Manager, Marketing Communications, ADM Investor Services
As a futurist and economic expert, Andy gave our conference a realistic and upbeat view of the world. His focus on financial flows gave our attendees a clear picture of future growth opportunities for our industry.
Kristina Coyle Experiential Marketing & Events, Equitable

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