Chris Kutarna Keynote Speaker

  • Best-Selling Author, "The Age of Discovery"
  • Global Economist
  • Political Analyst

Chris Kutarna's Biography

Chris Kutarna is an is an author, public speaker, entrepreneur and researcher. He is a two-time Governor General’s Medalist, a Commonwealth Scholar and a Fellow of the Oxford Martin School with a doctorate in politics from the University of Oxford. He divides his time between Oxford, Beijing and Regina.

Chris Kutarna is the author of Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance. In his best-selling book, Dr. Kutarna makes sense of our times and offers much-needed historical perspective to help us all navigate toward humanity’s best future. His prior works include the best-selling book Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything (2008), for which Chris was the lead China researcher and drafter; and his first novel, Today is Blue, which China’s largest-circulation newspaper dubbed “a 21st century Joy Luck Club” and which one of Canada’s leading sinologists called “a must-read for Westerners with a serious need to know modern China.”

He is also a former consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, then entrepreneur, Chris lived in China for several years, speaks Mandarin, and remains a regular op-ed contributor to one of China’s top-ranked news magazines.

Chris Kutarna graduated with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University of Oxford, England and also holds an Honours degree in Commerce from Carleton University, Canada.

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